With more devices than ever before connected to the network, IT security leaders face mounting challenges in managing vulnerabilities. But by employing a “deliberate” approach and teaming up with the right stakeholders, it’s not an impossible task.
As CIOs face mounting pressures to deliver innovative solutions while ensuring data are secure, the best course of action is to form strategic partnerships with vendors, said Tressa Springmann and Julie Bonello during a recent panel discussion.
For CISOs, the most important aspect of the role has become resiliency. And without a solid culture focused on fostering engagement and eliminating friction, it can’t be achieved, according to Erik Decker and Julian Mihai.
The ability to leverage metrics in the context of risk management has helped organizations like Children’s National Hospital secure much-needed investments, said CIO Matt MacVey during a recent discussion. “It’s been a game-changer.”
Creating a culture in which individuals feel empowered to raise their hands – and leaders are willing to admit when a strategy isn’t working – is one of the keys to successful adaptive risk management, according to our panelists.