Jun 19, 2020
Anna-Lisa Miller: Building a Culture of Security
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Given all that has happened in the past 3 months… are you ready for what comes next?


Yeah… so… 2020 am I right?


Say you’re a CISO for a company with nearly 10,000 employees sprinkled around the world. You need to be ready for… Operating System updates… hardware compatibility… rogue employees… know-it-all executive types… phishing attacks… malware… ransomware… data breaches…


Hey… how about we add in a global healthcare crisis that sends THE ENTIRE WORKFORCE home?


Now… we get to add in things like… local cable companies being the connective tissue of your company… your spouse… your kids… roommates… siblings… pets.


Not so bad if you live in a mild climate that doesn’t get severe weather… a different story if you have to deal with things like… hurricane season… tornadoes… blizzards or sub-zero temperatures.


Well… at least the good news is that the bad guys are totally declaring a cease-fire during these whack-job times… no way they would try to take advantage of a combination of events that is crippling the world in a way we really have not witnessed in the modern computing era.


Wait… what?


On this episode of InSecurity, Matt Stephenson sits down with Spectris CISO Anna-Lisa Miller for a chat about the challenges of building a culture of security in a company with operations in 30 countries around the world. The equipment Spectris creates measures everything from tiles on the International Space Station to the Gloop Factor in ketchup (that’s A Thing). How does she wrap her arms around such a diverse operation? 



About Anna-Lisa Miller



Anna-Lisa Miller is the Group CISO at Spectris PLC. She oversees the information and cyber security, governance, risk and compliance of a global organization that spans 3 continents and over 9,000 users.


Her network is comprised of 12 companies under the Spectris umbrella spread across 30 countries.


Yes, that really is a picture of Anna-Lisa and The Queen.



About Matt Stephenson




Insecurity Podcast host Matt Stephenson (@packmatt73) leads the Broadcast Media team at BlackBerry, which puts him in front of crowds, cameras, and microphones all over the world. He is the regular host of the InSecurity podcast and video series at events around the globe.


Twenty years of work with the world’s largest security, storage, and recovery companies has introduced Stephenson to some of the most fascinating people in the industry. He wants to get those stories told so that others can learn from what has come


Every week on the InSecurity Podcast, Matt interviews leading authorities in the security industry to gain an expert perspective on topics including risk management, security control friction, compliance issues, and building a culture of security. Each episode provides relevant insights for security practitioners and business leaders working to improve their organization’s security posture and bottom line.


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