Cost will also be a factor, but when it comes to creating and maintaining strong vendor partnerships, leaders are looking at much more than just the price tag, according to Tom Barnett, Kate Pierce, and other thought leaders we’ve interviewed.
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.
For CISOs, the ability to make a strong business case is becoming critical – especially when it means transitioning to a new strategy. “You need good data points and good rationale,” said Ron Mehring.
As an IT security professional, the last thing you want is for people to have unanswered questions – not just because it’s frustrating, but because it can lead to workarounds, says CISO Ron Mehring in this podcast interview.