Business Continuity Management / Disaster Recovery , Cybercrime , Cyberwarfare / Nation-State Attacks

Challenges of Building a Global Security Program

CISO Eric Sanchez Says Strategize Globally, Act Locally
Eric Sanchez, CISO, Kyowa Kirin North America

CISO Eric Sanchez of Kyowa Kirin North America discusses the nuances and challenges of building a security program at an international company. He shares strategies for managing the people, operations and technology and explains why strong interpersonal and crisis management skills are a must.

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In a video interview with Information Security Media Group, Sanchez discusses:

  • The challenges of building a security program in an international company;
  • How the war in Ukraine has affected his security program;
  • Emerging innovations in cybersecurity.

At Kyowa Kirin, Sanchez executes a ground-up build of the company's cybersecurity program. He previously worked as an executive-level consultant at FireEye and Exabeam and spent 12 years at the Central Intelligence Agency developing and executing global cyber operations. He was regularly called upon by the director of operations to architect, lead and execute unconventional cyber operations against adversary executive leadership and other national interests overseas.


About the Author

Anna Delaney

Anna Delaney

Director, ISMG Productions

An experienced broadcast journalist, Delaney conducts interviews with senior cybersecurity leaders around the world. Previously, she was editor-in-chief of the website for The European Information Security Summit, or TEISS. Earlier, she worked at Levant TV and Resonance FM and served as a researcher at the BBC and ITV in their documentary and factual TV departments.




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