4 tips for aligning security with business objectives

TechTarget | February 11, 2021

Today’s most effective CISOs develop cybersecurity strategies that fit their organizations’ risk appetites and support business growth. Learn how they do it….

Of course, to successfully align cybersecurity initiatives with business goals, CISOs need buy-in from and access to their CEOs and boards of directors, added Ray Rothrock, executive chairman of the board at cyber-risk modeling company RedSeal. Such support is far from a given. A 2018 survey by PwC found just 40% of CISOs reported directly to CEOs and only 27% to their boards of directors.