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5 CIOs in the News
Straight Talk has published over the years many articles by CIOs, either as contributors or Featured Bloggers. Here are recent news stories featuring 5 of our favorite CIOs.
Discussing the lessons of the WannaCry ransomware attack, Brian Thomas, CIO at Swope Health Services, told CSO Online that “You need to have a multi-layered strategy that includes endpoint protection, intrusion prevention/detection, end-user and social engineering training… Artificial Intelligence must absolutely be part of that strategy.”
Pam Parisian, CIO at AT&T services, was featured by Silicon Republic which included her in its April 2017 list of “25 leading women breaking the CIO mould.”
Newly-appointed chief information and digital officer at National Grid PLC, Adriana Karaboutis tells CIO Journal: “Bill Gates recently said that energy would be in his top three career choices if he were starting all over again — I agree.”
Discussing buzzwords such as digital disruption and precision medicine, David Chou, CIO at Children’ Mercy Kansas City told Healthcare IT News that “No one is giving a detailed solution on how they are tackling the issue… Those words are so general they can mean so many things.”
In a Bloomberg Technology article about a recent cyberattack on a transcription service made by Nuance Communications, Dr. John Halamka, CIO at Beth Israel Deaconess, talked about disrupting doctors’ work habits: “The hardest thing for a clinician is a change in workflow. If you’ve changed for a couple of weeks, you might not go back.”