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CISO Still Viewed As Tech Not Business Leader
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2/29/2016 | 7:22:06 PM
CISO answers to...
Of course, the other issue with the CISO answering to the CIO is that the CIO's office and the CISO's office have an inherent conflict of interest -- as I discussed in an InformationWeek piece here: informationweek.com/strategic-cio/cyber-security-and-the-cio-changing-the-conversation/a/d-id/1320660

I recently interviewed for a CISO role that, interestingly enough, answered to the CFO.  The organization views the CISO role as a financial one -- pertaining to investment and risk management.

Perhaps this is how the role should be structured for most organizations.


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