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Focus on Confidentiel Sécurité with editor in chief Renaud Hoffman

Renaud Hoffman
Renaud Hoffman
Renaud Hoffman, former freelance journalist specialised in security, tells us more about his duties at Confidentiel Security, monthly newsletter focused on security systems and published by independent group Carpe Sécuritatem.

About the publication:

Who reads Confidentiel Sécurité and how many readers are there?
Confientiel Sécurité is a monthly publication (11 issues) read by CIO, IT managers/directors. Confidentiel Sécurité is read by 4,000 people across Europe.

What subjects do you cover?
We cover subjects related to information systems in all its form.

What makes you different from the other publications in your sector?
The publication has a technical and educational vocation. And it's part of an independent publishing group.

What would you say was the best moment in the history of the publication?
The arrival of our first subscribers outside Europe.

About PRs:

Do you work closely with PRs (e.g. for supplements, round tables, events) or will you keep them at arm’s length?
PR agencies are a non-negligible source of information.

Do you produce a features list? Why? Why not?
We don't give out our features list because it is likely to change quite frequently.

Do you have any advice for PRs?
Confiendiel Sécurité is an essential vehicle between suppliers, service providers and their potential clients.

About you:

What do you do in the magazine?
I am the editor in chief. I try to find editorial subjects.

What interests you most about your job?
Defining angles off the subjects to be covered.

What led you to become editor for Confidentiel Sécurité?
I participated in its creation.

Is this the job you wanted to do since you were a child?

Do you prefer tea or coffee?
Both. It depends when and where. It's better to have a tea in England and a coffee in Italy.

What’s your favourite song?
Fly me to the Moon by Frank Sinatra or Diana Krall.