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Joan Goodchild
Joan Goodchild
Edge Features

10 Tough Questions CEOs Are Asking CISOs

CEOs today are prepared with better questions than 'Are we secure,' and chief information security officers had better be ready to answer.

Where Do We Stand on (Insert Latest Security Breach Headline Here)?

When a headline-making breach occurs, executive leadership will want to know how relevant it is for their business.

"As a former CISO, I can tell you that we’ve all heard this question, probably way more than we want to," Kenna Security's Bellis says. "Whether it’s the latest breach in the news, a new vulnerability with a logo, or an article in The Wall Street Journal about supply chain risks, this is the question CISOs and their teams often have to scramble to answer. The key to answering this question quickly and getting back to business is having data about your organization within reach. This could be through a data warehouse, a commercial platform, or something homegrown."

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Joan Goodchild is a veteran journalist, editor, and writer who has been covering security for more than a decade. She has written for several publications and previously served as editor-in-chief for CSO Online. View Full Bio
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