Health care initiatives such as the campaign to encourage proper hand-washing can serve as blueprints for CISOs seeking to drive security awareness.
Many IT leaders and executives simply accept security risks as a result of poor decisions based on fear, misinformation and flawed insights.
To make user security training more effective, IT leaders must engage employees with a more creative — and less boring — approach.
The CISO job market is full of qualified and underemployed security leaders champing at the bit to provide value to organizations.
In response to the ever-widening cybersecurity skills gap, many organizations are hiring new collar workers to fill open IT positions.
While CISOs may prefer to hire full-time security professionals, many organizations are leveraging the gig economy to bridge the cybersecurity skills gap.
Cybersecurity leadership courses traditionally focus on imparting subject matter expertise, but the next generation of CISOs must also be trusted advisors.
For an organization's security program to thrive, the CISO and CIO must be on the same page when it comes to implementations and budgetary concerns.
Hiring a CISO is more about finding gaps, committing to new ideas and bringing those ideas to life than it is about finding the right person for the job.
Insights into the psychology of security can help IT professionals get executives and employees on board with security initiatives and best practices.