Do You Need a Human OS Upgrade?

CISO of World Health Organization on Multilayered Defense Strategies
Flavio Aggio, CISO, World Health Organization

Flavio Aggio of the World Health Organization says that just like technology, humans also require an OS upgrade. Key to this is understanding what risks you're taking and then using multiple layers of defense to manage them.

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In a video interview with Information Security Media Group as part of ISMG’s RSA Conference 2021 coverage, Aggio discusses:

  • Why a “Human Operating System” upgrade is required to use the internet safely, and how to do it;
  • How he uses this technique at the World Health Organization;
  • Technologies and priorities to support the “work from anywhere” model.

As CISO, Aggio is responsible for information security and cybersecurity at the World Health Organization. He has more than 30 years of experience in specialized chemical manufacturing, semiconductor, consumer product, government and international industries. He formerly served as CTO at the city and county of San Francisco, where he developed technology solutions to modernize and protect the city. Before that, he held technical leadership positions in enterprise architecture, project management, telecommunications and IT operations at Unisys, ASML, Dow Chemical and Rohm and Haas.


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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