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.
Many organizations lack the cybersecurity leadership required to effectively defend their networks and proactively respond to data breaches when they do occur.
The EY "Global Infomation Security Survey" revealed that CISOs and executives have a long road ahead when it comes to improving communication — but it is indeed a road, not an unbridgeable chasm.
In light of the skills shortage and the highly competitive CISO job market, careful succession planning is the key to leaving your company in good hands.
Companies and individuals may throw ethics out the window when there's an extra buck to be made. CISOs must learn to nip conflicts of interest in the bud.
The CISO should be the central figure responsible for defining an organization's information security strategic plan and aligning it with business goals.