We talk with Helen Patton, CISO of the Ohio State University. She explains her ideas on empowering people to use technology securely. We also discuss how the public sector differs from her previous experience in the private sector. And, we discuss how she views the future of the CISO role.


Guest: Helen Patton, CISO of The Ohio State University

With more than 23 years of experience in the Security, Risk and Resiliency profession, Helen Patton (CRISC, CISA) is the Chief Information Security Officer at The Ohio State University, where she works to enable a risk-aware culture. She manages the Enterprise Security team, and oversees Information Risk and Control Governance across the university. Prior to working at OSU, Helen spent nine years in a Fortune 50 Financial Services firm, where she was responsible for creating Risk and Resiliency programs and operations which delivered pragmatic risk delivery capabilities.

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