Kate Bischoff worked for the State Department in the Middle East during the Edward Snowden and Chelsey Manning scandals. Kate also conducted training for the State Department for employees on information security. Kate describes what happens during a scandal of a security breach magnitude. The swiftness of the State Department response to the scandal showed the organization's intense planning for security breaches.
Kate emphasizes the human risk in information security. It is hard to understate the importance of training people need for handling sensitive information in their job. Experiential, ongoing training is critical for employees to internalize good information security practices. Employees also need to exercise good judgment in many ambiguous security situations, so training on what good judgment looks like is critical for information security.
Kate Bischoff, JD, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, is the Managing Principal of tHRive Law & Consulting. She understands compliance as a balancing act between finding what works for a business and what is compliant. During her career, Kate has seen people do and say some goofy and inappropriate things in the workplace. Regardless, she remains inspired by the many people doing their best to make an organization great. Kate is a frequent speaker on compliance topics. She also works with some of the most innovative companies using the best in cutting-edge techniques and technology to grow.
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