How to Implement a 'Security by Design' ApproachKuwait Oil Co. CISO Offers Strategic Insights
Adopting a “security by design” approach and weaving it into the digital transformation road map helps organizations defend against cyberthreats, says Reem AlShammari, CISO at Kuwait Oil Co.
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Another important step, she says in a video interview, is sharing threat intelligence among stakeholders, including service providers, technology partners, and government agencies.
This interview was part of the Information Security Media Group's recent Cybersecurity Virtual Summit: Middle East. As a keynote speaker, Al Shammari offered insights on:
- The use of artificial intelligence, machine learning and blockchain in building a resilient cyber framework;
- Automation of tasks to enhance security operations;
- Top cybersecurity investments in 2021.
As CISO at Kuwait Oil Co., Al Shammari has led efforts to improve the maturity of cybersecurity in the energy sector. She is a co-founder and board member of Women in CyberSecurity Middle East. She has been ranked #1 at IFSEC Global Top Influencers in Security & Fire 2019 and awarded the "The Arab CISO of the Year 2019".