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Be a More Effective CISO by Aligning Security to the Business
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Dr.T
Dr.T,
User Rank: Ninja
12/25/2017 | 8:35:24 PM
Understand the Business
I think understanding business is first critical step of securing the business. So the article is making a good point.
Dr.T
Dr.T,
User Rank: Ninja
12/25/2017 | 8:33:31 PM
Re: More Effective CISO
The guidance may be finessed however the CEO must set the policy. This makes sense. Sometime CEO may choose to have more open system than a lucked down environment
Dr.T
Dr.T,
User Rank: Ninja
12/25/2017 | 8:30:55 PM
Re: More Effective CISO
Security priorities are different depending on where you sit in the C-Suite. This is a very good point. Some CEO would not care about security unless company get hit.
Dr.T
Dr.T,
User Rank: Ninja
12/25/2017 | 8:28:39 PM
Re: More Effective CISO
The concept of being more business minded is good but misses the mark I may agree with this. Business and security may not be aligned fully.
Dr.T
Dr.T,
User Rank: Ninja
12/25/2017 | 8:27:01 PM
Security and business
Security and business may not be aligned fully, sometime customers go with features that compromise security.
swdswan
swdswan,
User Rank: Apprentice
12/21/2017 | 1:50:10 PM
More Effective CISO
The concept of being more business minded is good but misses the mark. Security priorities are different depending on where you sit in the C-Suite. The CEO should have a perspective that spans the organization. They know what is critical to running the organization and what is the most important. That direction needs to be provided to the CSO/CISO. The guidance may be finessed however the CEO must set the policy. 

David Swan

 


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