There’s a fundamental disconnect between the metrics CISOs have to show the Board and what senior executives actually need to know. Here’s how CISOs can tailor their communication to help their Board see the big picture.
Company culture, resource constraints and process limitations are just a few of the obstacles that security pros face.
Boards and executives have a major role to play in an organisation’s cybersecurity posture, and it falls on the CISO to effectively communicate cyber outcomes, risks and opportunities to them. The key lies in framing the discussion in terms of the organisation’s strategic business goals and risk management strategy.
Our security leaders in focus series features interviews with security professionals across various industries. This month we interview Tracey Saunders, CIO of Dunedin City Council, New Zealand.
Cybersecurity manager Scott Hawkins didn’t come to lead Mater Health Services’ cybersecurity team through the usual route. “Coming at cybersecurity from a business process improvement angle gave me a different motivation for getting it right.”