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The Five CISO Archetypes

Clarify Your Role | Align to Business Objectives | Be Happy Doing It

The Five CISO Archetypes eBook


By reading this book you will discover your strengths, weaknesses, areas where you need support from your team, and types of organizations you best fit. We call these attributes Security Leader Archetypes. We will also provide the tools to analyze organizations to better understand their security priorities. You will be able to use these tools to identify organizations that would most benefit from your natural strengths as a security leader. Organizations that you will love to work with and that would love to have you as part of their team. Ultimately, we believe following the steps outlined in this book will make you a more effective security leader and more satisfied with your career.

Team Specialist

Christian Hyatt

CEO & Co-founder

Christian is the CEO and Co-founder of risk3sixty. Christian is responsible for setting the vision for the team, ensuring the leadership team is “rowing in the same direction,” creating purpose and alignment across the firm, and nurturing company culture. Christian has 15 years of experience advising technology companies to build and improve their cybersecurity programs. Christian works hard to partner with executives to help ensure they have the strategy and tactics to align cybersecurity and business objectives. Under Christian’s leadership, risk3sixty has been named Consulting Magazine’s Best Firms to Work For, Atlanta’s Fastest Growing companies, Atlanta’s Best Places to Work, HireVets Platinum Honoree, and more. Outside risk3sixty, Christian advises technology start-ups on business and growth challenges is an author and, keynote speaker, and Vistage member. Christian has an M.B.A. from Georgia Tech and a B.B.A. from the University of Georgia. Christian is a Georgia Tech Technology and Management (T&M) corporate partner and Advisory Board Member for UGA’s Management Information System Advisory Board.

Team Specialist

Cory Wolff

Director of Offensive Security

Cory Wolff is a lifelong hacker with decades of experience in IT, security and development who serves as the Director of Offensive Security at risk3sixty. He has been building and breaking various technologies since his first computer in 1988 and has helped businesses of all sizes secure their infrastructure, build future-forward applications, and grow their information security programs since 2002. Cory holds various certifications including the Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP) and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and serves as a core team member of Red Team Village.

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