Portrait Of A CISO: Roles And Responsibilities
SearchSecurity, July 23rd, 2019
August 4, 2019,
Volume 256, Issue 5

Success in the role of CISO requires security experts to wear many hats. Couple that with changes in compliance regulations and sophisticated cyberthreats, and CISOs are left with a full plate

"The chief information security officer role was created in recognition of increasing and evolving threats to enterprise data and information security," writes Katie Donegan in SearchSecurity.

"This executive manager is in charge of operations, strategy and budget for the organization's security infrastructure and assets. CISOs serve as advisors to the board of directors on security issues, threats and regulatory compliance measures. In addition to advising other executives, a CISO reports to customers and shareholders as well. Employees within an organization look to the CISO for security awareness training and assurance that their leadership focuses on improving security posture..."

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