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Profiles in Leadership: Gary Hayslip, CISO, SoftBank

Veteran CISO Blazes New Trails in Mentoring, Hiring and Stress Management
Gary Hayslip, global CISO, SoftBank Investment Advisers

Gary Hayslip prides himself on being a mentor to up-and-coming cyber pros. But he also takes leadership roles in two causes that don't get nearly as much attention: stress management and building a more neurodiverse workforce.

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In a video interview with Information Security Media Group as part of the CyberEdBoard’s ongoing Profiles in Leadership series, Hayslip discusses:

  • His current roles and responsibilities at SoftBank Investment Advisers;
  • His top career accomplishments;
  • The value of building a more neurodiverse workforce and the imperative to get a better handle on stress management.

Hayslip, who has over 20 years of IT, cybersecurity and risk management experience, is global CISO at SoftBank Investment Advisers. He recently co-authored "The CISO Desk Reference Guide: A Practical Guide for CISOs." Hayslip previously served in IT roles with the U.S. Navy, the city of San Diego and Webroot.

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Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.

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