“At the end of the day, we’re here to support the organization’s objectives. That’s one of the things people don’t realize.” And it’s just one of many, according to a group of CISOs, who share insights on what leaders should and shouldn’t do to excel in the role.
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.
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.
Obtaining cyber-insurance is more critical than ever, and yet, the process has become more costly and rigorous than in the past, said our IT security experts during a recent discussion. “You need to show that it’s a living process.”
With security threats always evolving, governance issues and resource challenges, being a CISO requires focus and courage, according to Sanjeev Sah, CISO for Centura Health, a prominent healthcare provider in Colorado.