How CISOs Limit Downtime Without Impacting Security
Security Boulevard, March 25th, 2021
April 4, 2021,
Volume 276, Issue 5

In the last decade the role of the chief information security officer (CISO) has evolved considerably. Not long ago, the CISO was considered a part of the IT team and their main focus was on building firewalls, implementing antivirus and keeping spam emails at bay. Today, however, things are very different.

"The huge surge in attacks over the last decade means cybersecurity is the biggest challenge organizations face today, and attacks pose the greatest threat to their survival. This has significantly increased security awareness, and cemented the topic on the CEO's agenda. It is now one of the most important issues discussed at board meetings. Cybersecurity today is about much more than just technology, it is a business enabler, providing key competitive advantages and, with regulatory bodies enforcing seven-figure fines on organizations that gamble with security, it can have significant consequences for the bottom line..."

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