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Profiles in Leadership: John McClure

CISO of Sinclair Broadcast Group on the Impact of Emerging Cyber Risk Guidance
John McClure, CISO, Sinclair Broadcast Group

Emerging cybersecurity rules and guidance from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission are helping to make boards of directors more informed and more eager to discuss cyber risks and how to mitigate them, says John McClure, CISO of Sinclair Broadcast Group.

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In an interview with Information Security Media Group as part of the CyberEdBoard's ongoing Profiles in Leadership series, recorded at RSA Conference 2022, McClure also discusses:

  • Best practices for building cybersecurity programs;
  • The ever-expanding role of the CISO;
  • Awareness and risk, and how emerging rules and guidance are driving change.

McClure, an information security and business leader and proud military veteran, heads the cybersecurity program at Sinclair Broadcast Group. He previously served as the CISO of a large, global education organization. Prior to that, after leaving military service, he supported the U.S. government and intelligence community by leading large information security programs.

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About the Author

Mathew J. Schwartz

Mathew J. Schwartz

Executive Editor, DataBreachToday & Europe, ISMG

Schwartz is an award-winning journalist with two decades of experience in magazines, newspapers and electronic media. He has covered the information security and privacy sector throughout his career. Before joining Information Security Media Group in 2014, where he now serves as the executive editor, DataBreachToday and for European news coverage, Schwartz was the information security beat reporter for InformationWeek and a frequent contributor to DarkReading, among other publications. He lives in Scotland.

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