Governance & Risk Management , Next-Generation Technologies & Secure Development

The Human-Centric Cybersecurity Stance

Homayun Yaqub of Forcepoint on Why People are the New Perimeter
Homayun Yaqub, senior security strategist, Forcepoint

Today's cybersecurity landscape is arguably without a perimeter. Homayun Yaqub of Forcepoint describes a human-centric approach to cybersecurity.

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In a video interview with Information Security Media Group at RSA 2020, Yaqub also discusses:

  • Why the human element is the new perimeter in cybersecurity;
  • The importance of articulating human centric risk to all employees;
  • The importance of context and nuance in human centric risk assessment.

Yaqub is senior security strategist at Forcepoint. In this role, he partners with executives across various verticals to architect and deliver Forcepoint solutions to address human-centric business issues and better enable security/risk managers to safeguard their data and people assets. Yaqub brings more than 20 years of experience in the U.S. military, government, and private sector to Forcepoint.


About the Author

Nick Holland

Nick Holland

Director, Banking and Payments

Holland, an experienced security analyst, has spent the last decade focusing on the intersection of digital banking, payments and security technologies. He has spoken at a variety of conferences and events, including Mobile World Congress, Money2020, Next Bank and SXSW, and has been quoted by The Wall Street Journal, CNN Money, MSNBC, NPR, Forbes, Fortune, BusinessWeek, Time Magazine, The Economist and the Financial Times. He holds an MSc degree in information systems management from the University of Stirling, Scotland.




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