3rd Party Risk Management , Governance & Risk Management

Why Third-Party Risk Management Is a Top Priority for CISOs

Joel de la Garza of Andreessen Horowitz Lists Areas of Concern
Joel de la Garza, operating partner, Andreessen Horowitz

"Our risk landscape has changed from protecting the things that we operate to protecting the things that we buy, and that's why third-party risk management is the place where people are really focusing," says Joel de la Garza of the venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz.

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In a video interview at Information Security Media Group's recent San Francisco Fraud and Breach Prevention Summit, de la Garza also discusses:

  • The fundamentals that CISOs should focus on;
  • How to communicate third-party risk;
  • Which cybersecurity issues concern him most.

de la Garza is an operating partner at the venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz who focuses on information security. He formerly was the chief security officer at Box and was the global head of threat management and cyber intelligence for Citigroup.

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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