Be a More Effective CISO by Aligning Security to the Business

The recently released F5 and Ponemon report, “The Evolving Role of CISOs and their Importance to the Business,” unearthed some disconcerting results about CISO effectiveness. In particular, the survey asked specifically: Are security operations aligned with business objectives? The answer:

  • Fully – 26%
  • Partially – 34%
  • Not – 40%

If security isn’t aligned with the business objectives of the organization, then how can the security program function effectively? Security always exists in context to something else, and that context is the organization’s business objectives.

Read about the five things you can do to marshal the internal resources you need to reduce risk, break down barriers, and thwart cyber attacks if you’re one of those 40% not aligning at all with your business goals on DarkReading.

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