Michael Makstman

Local cyber is finally getting its moment, city CISOs say


Local cybersecurity officials are boosting regional collaborations with added support from the federal government.

On cybersecurity, cities have 'a lot to learn from each other'


San Francisco CISO Michael Makstman, who cofounded the Coalition of City CISOs, said cities should pursue a "collective approach" on defending their networks.

CISA deputy wants cybersecurity collaboration that's 'actually useful'


"I don’t want to be sitting in D.C. just having people send me reports," CISA Deputy Director Nitin Natarajan said during RSA's annual conference.

San Francisco's new CISO comes from Kaiser Permanente, Deloitte


The recent hire fills a gap in the city's IT security leadership that been left without a full-time replacement since May.