Articles tagged with: ISO 27001

More CISOs now report directly to the CEO

More CISOs now report directly to the CEO

Businesses around the world are finally appearing to take their cybersecurity strategy to the highest level, with CEOs now often involved in the big calls.

A study (…) found one in five CISOs now report directly to the CEO, highlighting the importance that security-focused roles are playing as companies look to keep their data protected.

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IT job profile: So you want be a CISO

IT job profile: So you want be a CISOWant be a CISO, CISO, CISSP, CCISO, CISM, CISA, ISO 27001, Information security, Risk Management

Want be a CISO? Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) is a coveted position in many IT organizations. The high demand for qualified CISOs leads to tremendous competition for capable candidates and correspondingly high salaries. But what’s the real deal behind the scenes? Do you have what it takes to serve in a CISO role? If not, what qualifications do you need before you can join the information security big leagues?

Sitting in an organization’s senior-most security chair requires a unique mixture of professional experience and educational background. The CISO position is a career capstone for some and a way station to the CIO chair for others. Either way, arriving at this destination requires careful career planning. Most CISOs don’t get there by accident.