Gravitational Leadership: Patching Your Soft Skills

Wednesday, May 15 | 1:00PM–2:00PM CT | Vevey 3, Second Floor Event Centre
Session Type: Breakout Session
Delivery Format: Interactive Presentation
Today's information security leaders typically have a lot to juggle: security operations, meetings, deadlines, managing incidents, and leadership reports, just to name a few. Having to wear so many hats can be overwhelming. It's easy to forget the way we handle being overwhelmed affects our staff, colleagues, and even external partners, good and bad. This interactive session will step through strategies for you as a leader on the soft skills and approaches to daily interactions to be "gravitational" so others will want to work with you.

Outcomes: Understand overlooked or forgotten soft skills and approaches to information security leadership * Engage in live polling and dialogue to ask questions, share your experiences, and learn from other attendees * Take away new strategies to sharpen your soft skills and become a better leader


  • Monte Ratzlaff

    Director, Cyber-Risk Program, University of California, Office of the President

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  • Gravitational Leadership Patching Your Soft Skills

    Updated on 11/16/2022