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4 Hard-Learned Lessons for CISOs

November 01, 2018

Martina Molinari

Chief information security officers often don’t stay in one place very long. Turnover is high in the position; according to CSO Online, most CISOs stay on the job for a mere 24 to 48 months. During this time, security leaders face tremendous pressures and challenges as they strive to protect their enterprise networks from increasingly advanced threats.

In his latest commentary for IBM Security Network, Panaseer’s CISO and SVP, James Doggett, reflected on challenges CISOs face while trying to protect their enterprise networks, stressing how important it is to strategise and predict, and not just react on every new threat that becomes public.

“Remember, if you have an effective security strategy based on risk, any new threat should fit into this strategy and not change it,” Doggett explained. “Obviously, there are exceptions to this, but if it becomes the norm, we all end up firefighting and not making lasting improvements in our security risk posture.”

You can read the full article here: 4 Hard-Learned Lessons for CISOs.