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Ep 106 - Grae Meyer-Gleaves, CISO at Hollard Insurance

In this episode of CISO Talk, James Azar hosts Grae Meyer-Gleaves, CISO at Hollard Insurance joins the show to talk about the cybersecurity talent pipeline and how internal training is critical to fill cybersecurity job gaps. Grae talks about attitude, problem solving and hard work as well as sharing the complexity on the supply chain. 

Grae shares how education, awareness and training are creating cyber resiliency within the human workforce.  

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Over 20 years experience across multiple industries in ICT leadership, consulting and management. Specialising in information security, risk management, business continuity, disaster recovery, infrastructure and architecture.

Held senior positions with leading Global and Australian organisations such as Allianz, Fortinet, Westpac, QGC – A BG-Group business, BoQ, Data#3, Brisbane City Council and Wesley Mission Queensland. Career started with the Australian Army. Recent achievements include:

• Implementation of full lifecycle threat and risk management for 3rd parties. Assessment, contracts (cyber terms) and attestation;
• Establishment of an ANZ Security Operations and Intelligence Centre;
• Gamified education and awareness programs including traditional supporting elements;
• Leadership & management teams of people during crisis and incidents; and
• Established and grown IT Risk, Compliance and Security teams & capabilities.

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