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The role of the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) has evolved over the years. Now, the role is less about implementing IT security technologies, and more about identifying and managing risks and being able to communicate effectively with employees and executives about those risks. The CISO must continuously update their knowledge and have a profound understanding of the regulatory landscape. CISOs now have more responsibilities than ever, and thus they … Read more

The role of CISOs have evolved dramatically over the last few decades, especially in the last few years. As a result, CISOs face ever-increasing responsibilities, such as mapping security strategies to meet new challenges and support key business objectives. The last two years presenting unprecedented security challenges in decades also prompted CISOs to be more proactive in their efforts in 2022. Digital adoption has rapidly accelerated, and as a result, … Read more

An information security policy (ISP) is arguably the most important cybersecurity policy an organization can have. Essentially, an ISP defines the protocols and procedures for identifying, evaluating, mitigating, and recovering from security threats. An ISP is data-centric, in that its main objective is to protect data confidentiality, integrity, and availability (known as the CIA triad). An ISP will cover a broad range of areas including access control, data classification, security … Read more

When we look at the schedules of the CISOs we consult with, we’re almost always faced with an impossibly large list of tasks (all of which are urgent!). CISOs are typically inundated with tasks and a lot of their time is spent translating things to the rest of the business. It’s a critical communications role within a business, so efficiency is key. We spoke with Vladi Sandler, CEO at Lightspin, … Read more

In this episode of CISO Talks we sat down with Gerry Ashison and Matt Goodman, co-founders of Auricoe, to discuss common challenges that CISOs face in the role. There are a number of recurring challenges that you are likely to face as a CISO, including burnout, culture mismatch, high turnover, and more. How can we improve these situations? Let’s take a look. High Turnover of CISOs CISO tenure is shockingly … Read more

A Chief Information Officer (CIO) is responsible for the design, implementation and management of our IT systems, and plays an invaluable role in keeping those systems secure. What’s more, there is serious shortage of IT security professionals, and so the last thing we want to do is lose a valuable member of staff or discourage people from pursuing a career as a CIO. However, the life of a CIO is … Read more