Korn Ferry’s Latest Issue of Briefings on Talent & Leadership Magazine Dedicated to The World of Cybersecurity
June 17, 2014
-Magazine Focus Coincides with Launch of Firm’s Cybersecurity Center of Expertise-
Los Angeles, Tuesday June 17, 2014 – Korn Ferry (NYSE:KFY), a single source of leadership and talent consulting services, today announced the release of the latest issue of Korn Ferry Briefings on Talent & Leadership, featuring an editorial focus calibrated exclusively to the cyberworld. The firm’s award-winning quarterly periodical reaches more than 30,000 of the top tier of business leaders and investors worldwide.
“With every issue, Briefings inspires, challenges, and elevates the conversation around leadership, talent and pressing issues impacting organizations across the globe,” said Michael Distefano, Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer, Korn Ferry. “Our most recent issue, dedicated entirely to cybersecurity, delves into this frightening topic, exploring the various dimensions of digital and security threatening us at work and at home.”
The newest issue of Briefings also coincides with the launch of Korn Ferry’s new Cybersecurity Center of Expertise., which builds upon the company’s track in helping our clients meet their information security talent demands. Given the current environment, Korn Ferry works closely with clients on everything from recruiting a Chief Information Security Officer or new Director for the Board, to building and retaining a cybersecurity workforce.
“Every day 800,000 new pieces of malware, malicious software designed to cause harm, are discovered,” said Aileen Alexander, co-leader of Korn Ferry’s Cybersecurity Center of Expertise. “Our practice brings together a team of advisers who understand the demands placed on business leaders when it comes to protecting their information assets/data and helps clients meet their unique cyber and information security talent needs.”
Featured in this issue of Korn Ferry Briefings on Talent & Leadership, General Michael V. Hayden, former head of the National Security Agency, shares how the cyberworld got so unsafe and what can be done about it. For those chief executives who still think cybersecurity is best left to their technical staff, Hayden has a simple message: think again.
Briefings also profiles Col. Gregory Conti, director of the army Cyber Institute at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. Col. Conti explains the difficulty of stopping cyberthreats. Among other cyber-focused articles, the issue also highlights Bitcoin, the best known of several active digital currencies based on cryptographic formulas.
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