5 Steps to Success for New CISOs
September 19, 2018
You’ve been hired to make an impact. These tips can help set you up for continued success.
There are two fundamental truths for anyone working in security. The first is that there is an increasingly sophisticated threat landscape, making it impossible to be 100% secure. The second is that humans are human, and mistakes will be made, but potential errors have increasing impacts.
Combine these two truths with rapid technological change and the need for organizations to stay relevant in the digital age, and the role and importance of the CISO must evolve significantly. Without doubt, cybersecurity is now a boardroom discussion. If you’re a new CISO, you’ve been hired to make an impact, and with any new leadership role, it’s difficult to balance the business, your goals, and the relationships you’re forming. The following will help set you up for continued success.
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