#2: Cyber security a possible competitive advantage — Francois Gratiolet

“It’s a question of doing the right thing at the right time” – Francois Gratiolet   Our guest is François Gratiolet (@gratiolet), the Founder and Managing Partner of BUSINESS DIGITAL SECURITY, a strategy and marketing advisory consultancy in digital and cybersecurity. Previously Deputy Head of Group IT Risk, Information Security & Insurance for La Poste or CSO EMEA for Qualys, he worked for 18 years, shaping and managing business projects for large corporations, as well as leading consulting assignments in strategy, marketing, and business development for start-ups, vendors or service providers. He holds an Executive MBA from ESCP Europe (2011) and a Master from Telecom ParisTech (1999). He is certified CISM, CISA and ISO 27005 Risk Manager.

He is a member of IFA (French board of directors association) and the Telecom ParisTech cybersecurity Group where he leads the cyber insurance initiative.

Show Notes What we do at  Business digital security [02:00] Strategy: how to leverage on methodology [05:00] Cyber security a possible competitive advantage [10:00] GDPR [12:00] Digital transformation and Cyber security [14:00] Defining level of investment in Cyber security [17:00] Business attitude toward Cyber security in France  [22:00] A new challenge for Executives: managing risk in a complex landscape [28:00] Driving change by telling the right story  [34:00] Shortage of skills in Cyber security [37:00] Challenges of IoT [39:00] Recommendations [45:00]