Bob Bragdon

Publisher Emeritus, CSO
Foundry, an IDG Inc. company

Bob Bragdon is Principal at RiskStrat Advisory and the Emeritus Publisher of the award-winning media brand CSO, the leading information resource for security, risk, and privacy leaders. For 21 years, Bragdon led the global operations for the full CSO product line, which helped to define the role of the CSO/CISO. Through CSO magazine, it’s companion website and through CSO events, research, and custom content he has helped educate security leaders and advance the CSO/CISO position to the senior executive, business-aligned role that it is today. A well-respected name in the both the security and media industries, he has worked with the world’s leading CSOs and CISOs, policy makers, and security vendors to identify, interpret, and address the challenges of today’s complex security and risk management environments. In his current role at RiskStrat Advisory, Bragdon helps security leaders develop channels to connect security and business value.