Being a CISO in 2021: How to Be a Business Leader in the Boardroom
Security Boulevard, March 24th, 2021
April 4, 2021,
Volume 276, Issue 5

With the rise of digital transformation initiatives in 2020, a Chief Information Security Officer's (CISO) already stressful work environment has become even more complex

"A post-pandemic world has spawned other challenges for security professionals with the rise of remote work-like making sure data remained secure in an environment that wasn't constantly monitored, Zoom hacks, secure API integrations, and dozens of other issues. CISO's are facing more scrutiny about security posture from the Board of Directors than ever.

CISO's needed to be on the top of their game - because, in addition to those high-risk challenges, countless businesses found themselves fast-forwarding their digital transformation initiatives to adapt to the new normal. 2020 has been coined as the year of the great accelerator because initiatives that had been put on hold were now suddenly necessary to support remote work. With the lack of in-person face time, combined with security risks, many businesses were playing catch up as threat models and control points changed, and they seemed always to find themselves one step behind..."

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