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Profiles in Leadership: Sean Mack

Wiley CISO and CIO on New Opportunities and Challenges With Security as a Service
Sean Mack, CISO and CIO, Wiley

Exploring new ways to offer security as a service from his organization to external customers is an exciting challenge and opportunity, says Sean Mack, CIO and CISO of publishing company Wiley.

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"How do we take that security that Wiley can deliver because of our scale and start to deliver it to customers? Taking a skill we developed in-house and taking it to customers? That's a great challenge to have and to be part of," he says.

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

  • The areas of security and technology leadership he is most passionate about;
  • Aligning security investments with the company's biggest business risks and goals;
  • Other top challenges in the CISO role today.

Mack has led global teams across a wide range of companies, from large financial companies such as Experian to innovative tech companies such as Etsy. Throughout his career, he has held a variety of technology leadership roles, ranging from vice president of operations and applications for Pearson Education to CIO for a startup in the streaming media space.

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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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