Anatomy of a CISO: Influencer or technical?
Dedicated to Information Security: The High-Stakes Role of the CISO
Should the CISO influence the IT organization, or be part of it? Is it a technical role, or should it move out of the IT department altogether? This is all part of an ongoing debate.
In this issue of Information Security, we look at the CISO role and its influence on broader security and risk management initiatives. We also highlight accomplishments of dedicated CISOs from different industries and get their views on challenges in the job and changes ahead.
• 7 things to keep in mind when implementing cyberthreat intelligence
• Q&A with a CISO of a major healthcare system
• Clarifying the ownership of cloud risk as business owners fail to understand their accountability