Many organizations are changing the CISO reporting structure to reflect growing influence of IT over other departments and domains.
Shifts in the cybersecurity and business landscapes will introduce many additional changes to the ever-evolving role of the CISO in 2017.
To stay ahead of increasingly sophisticated cyberthreats, CISOs and IT professionals must pay attention to the top security trends emerging in 2017.
Too much charisma can make for ineffective cybersecurity leadership. CISOs should encourage IT employees to challenge their policies and decision-making.
The top concerns for CISOs in 2017 involve aligning with business goals, addressing the IT skills gap and the increasing sophistication of cyberthreats.
The New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) issued a new cybersecurity regulation requiring financial firms to submit annual security reports
The CISO should be the central figure responsible for defining an organization's information security strategic plan and aligning it with business goals.
Despite the rapid expansion of third-party risks, a recent survey revealed that many companies lack the cybersecurity leadership to respond effectively.
When starting a new job, the CIO must become intimately knowledgeable about the data within his or her jurisdiction and develop strategies ahead of time.
CISO complacency can lead to anxiety and ambiguity, which can erode team morale and cause IT departments to miss important details with no accountability.