Global CISOs Unprepared for Evolving Threats

Research by the Ponemon Institute focusing on chief information security officers (CISOs) worldwide has found worrying levels of business readiness for cybersecurity threats. Read about the new study by Ponemon Institute which reveals that 83% of CISOs surveyed said the frequency of data breach will increase or stay the same while another 87% believe the severity […]

Global CISOs Unprepared for Evolving Threats

Research by the Ponemon Institute focusing on chief information security officers (CISOs) worldwide has found worrying levels of business readiness for cybersecurity threats. Drawing on insights from 184 global CISOs, the report noted that today’s IT security strategies and tactics are shifting away from a focus on strong perimeters to smart data, networks, devices and applications. […]

How IoT Changes the Role of the Federal CISO

Read Phil Goldstein’s article about how Internet of Things changes the role of a federal CISO on Fed Tech Magazine : The Internet of Things has the potential to let agencies deploy innovative solutions, from wireless beacons that make it easier to track first responders to self-driving cars. Yet as the private sector has discovered, […]

The chief information security officer role grows in stature

Read Brenda L. Horrigan’s article about how the CISOs role is growing in stature on Tech Target : A single, definitive explanation of the chief information security officer role does not exist, at least not yet. For many years, CISO responsibilities were part of the job portfolio of some senior exec or, more likely, a senior […]

Cyberattacks Breed Risk for CISOs, but Also Job Security

Read Tim Johnson’s article about how CISOs risk job security in face of growing cyber attacks on Govt. Tech : The paycheck is big. The career security is great. But the headlines are a headache. The job is to guard the key digital secrets of a major organization, perhaps proprietary manufacturing methods of a company, or health […]

Should CISOs join CEOs in the C-suite?

Read y Steve Morgan’s article about whether the CISOs should join the CEOs in the C-Suite on CSO Online : C-level executives have titles that begin with “chief.” But that doesn’t mean they all sit in the C-suite, which is reserved for CEOs and a select few others. Chief financial officers (CFOs) and chief operating officers […]

The evolving nature of the CISO role

As IT security increasingly becomes a priority, CISOs’ influence within companies is growing. However, security strategy in many organizations is still largely reactive and not yet aligned with business functions. Read about the new report by Ponemon Institute which reveals that sixty-eight percent of respondents say CISOs have the final say in all IT security […]

Reactive Security Strategy Poses Significant Challenge for CISOs

Today at Singapore International Cyber Week, F5 Networks released a comprehensive report on the evolving nature of the CISO role and the IT security approaches organizations around the world are taking in today’s constantly shifting threat landscape. Read about the new report by F5 Networks which reveals that although CISOs have varying degrees of influence […]

Give CISOs a Say: The Cyber Security Paradox

Read why Marc Lueck says that companies should give CISOs a say in board meetings on CBR Online : In 2017, organisations have a growing list of cyber security challenges they need to face up to, in order to keep the enterprise secure. Not only has there been a sharp rise in the number of […]

How CISOs can make execs more security-aware

Read Howard Solomon article about how CISOs can make more executives aware of cyber security issues on IT World Canada : Most CISOs know by now that cyber attacks on the executive suite are increasing. Just this week a prankster duped British Home Secretary Amber Rudd (or her office) into replying to an email that looked […]