Although IT leaders have traditionally struggled to gain executive buy-in for greater security budgets, recent data revealed that cyberthreat concerns are creeping closer to the top of CEOs' agendas.
To alleviate the cybersecurity hiring gap, CISOs should look to tap new pools of talent in adjacent industries and help new hires develop their security skills through thorough, regular training.
Although concern about cybersecurity risk management is at an all-time high, a recent survey revealed that less than a quarter of CIOs feel prepared to deal with an attack.
While chief information officers (CIOs) and leaders understand early testing is key to cost control and risk reduction, few teams are practicing secure DevOps in a way that meaningfully reduces risks.
Although overall job satisfaction is up in cybersecurity, many security professionals reported that they're not content with their current salary, according to a recent survey.
To become an influencer within his or her organization, the security leader must effectively communicate with lines of business, engage with the board — and avoid abusing his or her veto power.
The CISO's position on the security org chart influences the nature and frequency of interactions the security leader will have other executives — not to mention the security budget.
Operational risk management can help organizations measure the cost of network security solutions versus the cost of a potential data breach.
While PwC's "Global State of Information Security Survey" noted that governments have improved cyber resilience, businesses still have a long way to go.
Executives need an external risk adviser to help them monitor the cyber risk landscape and implement, monitor and refine security controls accordingly.