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How to Better Understand HR to Accomplish our Cybersecurity Goals

  • Thursday, May 21, 2020 at 10:30 AM EDT (2020-05-21 14:30:00 UTC)
  • Jim Michaud

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Do you ever get the impression that Human Resources (HR) and talent acquisition dont understand the world of cybersecurity? Maybe you are right. Do they not care, are they that far behind the learning curve, or are they just so deep in their own acronym soup that they just cant relate? In some companies, HR and talent acquisition professionals have not taken the time to learn the complexities of the cybersecurity workforce challenges facing their own organization.

In this presentation, Jim Michaud, Senior Advisor to SANS, will help demystify the enigma that is HR and the hiring and talent management processes. Jim has over 30 years of senior management experience in HR at four different Fortune 500 companies across multiple industry sectors. He is a frequent speaker on topics of interest to the HR community and will help you with tips and tools to break through with HR in your organization, and get them to help meet your cybersecurity goals.

Speaker Bio

Jim Michaud

Jim Michaud is the Senior Advisor to the SANS Institute and President of Human Resources Strategies. He helps organizations design and execute business grounded people strategies. He has taught HR Strategy for the prestigious School of Human Resources and Labor Relations at Michigan State University. He is also a frequent speaker on cutting edge topics of interest to the HR community.

Jim has over 30 years of experience as a senior global Human Resources leader. Prior to his current roles, Jim was the CHRO of Perrigo, a global Fortune 500 Pharma and Consumer Products company with over 10,000 employees and operations in over 30 countries. Prior to Perrigo, Jim was CHRO at Cliffs Natural Resources, a global Fortune 500 mining company.

Jim also spent a significant portion of his career in many senior global HR roles at Alcoa and Arcelor Mittal, both Fortune 100 integrated metals companies. Jim has been a past Board member of the Detroit Manufacturing Renaissance Council, The Human Resources Institute of the International Bar Association, Michigan State University School of Human Resources and Labor Relations, and numerous nonprofit Boards.

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