Today’s digitally saturated, highly interconnected organizations may find themselves suffering from an identity crisis. As these organizations face escalating volumes and varieties of cyber-based attacks, what is their prime business objective? Is it to hunker down and focus on defending their digital assets against those attacks? Or is it to maintain their traditional focus on marketplace competitiveness and innovation?
In practice, it’s impossible to separate these two components of a company’s personality. In order to compete and innovate with confidence, an organization must also be Introduction able to consistently identify and counter any cyber threats coming its way.
With cybersecurity now a prerequisite for business success and innovation, chief security officers (CSOs) and chief information security officers (CISOs) find themselves occupying increasingly strategic ground.
Protecting their organizations’ digital assets and operations remains Job 1, but they must also help to drive a security-focused culture across the enterprise, understand the distinct needs and risks of different business units, and regularly engage with the C-suite and board.
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