The survey (bit.ly/2jUkZIG) found that 84 percent of CISOs
believe the risks of cyber attacks will increase and almost a quarter believe the capabilities of attackers are outpacing their ability to defend their organization.
being more involved in strategic meetings, business leaders often are unable to gauge if a technology or project is creating too much risk and exposure or if the organization is missing opportunities by being too risk-averse.
In some companies, this position pays more than it does to the Ciso
. Software plus 'soft skills' equals big pay for aspiring programmers with a senior management role in their sights.
With events like our CISO
executive series, we aim to create awareness amongst the security professionals of Kuwait and introduce truly intelligent security capabilities that we can offer, in order for them to harness these technologies and better protect their digital estates to achieve more."
Insider threats have become a key concern for CISOs
and security teams.
A complicated security strategy is the last thing any CISO
wants to manage.
Diligent, attentive and risk aware are just three of the main characteristics vital to the role of the CISO
. Whilst the characteristics can vary from organisation to organisation, a CISO
needs to be extremely aware of the risks surrounding not only their role, but the entire organisation.
is an executive-level manager who directs and manages an enterprise's strategies and governance to protect its information assets.
Commenting on the Handbook's benefit to the cyber community, Cord Chase, CISO
at the Office of Personnel Management, said, "With frequent changes to policies, standards, executive orders, recommendations, and new security entities being stood up, it is only appropriate that the CIO council, in coordination with the CISO
council, provide you with a handbook to clarify the cyber security standards.
The responsibilities of the CISO
include creating statewide security policies and IT standards, requiring information security plans and annual assessments or reporting, and requiring periodic security awareness training for employees.
Muscat: Microsoft recently hosted the third edition of its popular CISO
Executive Series in Oman, where industry experts and Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs
) gathered to share and discuss current trends in cybersecurity.
To minimize their function's risk, treasurers should leverage the growing fears of cybercrime and payments fraud as an opportunity to align treasury with corporate security requirements established by the CISO
or other IT security executive.