Governance & Risk Management , IT Risk Management , Privacy

Cybersecurity Success Rule No. 1: Prioritize Culture Change

Stephen Owens of Bourne Leisure Group Shares Digital Transformation Lessons
Stephen Owen, CISO, Bourne Leisure Group

The one factor with the biggest impact on any organization's digital transformation efforts - regardless of the organization's size or sector - is the ability to change its privacy, cybersecurity and IT culture, says Stephen Owen, CISO of Bourne Leisure Group.

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In a video interview at Information Security Media Group's recent Cybersecurity Summit in London, Bourne discusses:

  • The culture change imperative for security, privacy and IT functions;
  • How to "live the process" via "business as usual";
  • Top cloud security concerns and strategies for mitigating them.

Owen is the interim group director of security at Bourne Leisure Holdings Ltd,, a British company that operates Haven Holidays, Butlins and Warner Leisure Hotels. Owen has previously served as the data protection officer at Camelot, which runs Britain's national lottery; vice president and security architect at Deutsche Bank; and a cloud technologist at Oracle.

About the Author

Mathew J. Schwartz

Mathew J. Schwartz

Executive Editor, DataBreachToday & Europe, ISMG

Schwartz is an award-winning journalist with two decades of experience in magazines, newspapers and electronic media. He has covered the information security and privacy sector throughout his career. Before joining Information Security Media Group in 2014, where he now serves as the executive editor, DataBreachToday and for European news coverage, Schwartz was the information security beat reporter for InformationWeek and a frequent contributor to DarkReading, among other publications. He lives in Scotland.

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