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Today’s CISO is required to balance the needs of several stakeholders. These needs often conflict and the same stakeholder may even have conflicting needs. Success as a CISO requires someone who can determine the correct balance of the right needs. This briefing will set up the framework of needs and define the required skills to navigate the correct balance.
Vaughn has served as Chief Information Security Officer at Freeport-McMoRan (FCX) since 2012. Prior to joining FCX, Vaughn held several management positions at Solvay S.A. and Dart Container Corp. where he directed Security Operations, Telecommunications Project Management, and Telecommunications Operations. Vaughn received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Wright State University and holds several Security Certifications, including CISSP and CISM. Vaughn recently retired from the United States Coast Guard Reserve.
Freeport-McMoRan, Inc. (FCX) is a leading International Natural Resources company and the world’s largest publicly traded copper producer with its corporate headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. FCX operates large, long-lived, geographically diverse assets, with significant proven and probable reserves of copper, gold, molybdenum, oil and natural gas. FCX has a dynamic portfolio of operating, expansion and growth projects in the copper industry. FCX is also the world’s largest producer of molybdenum, and a significant gold, oil and gas producer. As of year-end 2015, the FCX global workforce comprised of employees and contractors included approximately 75,000 members. FCX is a founding member of the International Council on Mining and Metals, and is committed to implementation of the ICMM Sustainable Development Framework.