How the Role of the CSO is Fundamentally Changing, Part 3

How the Role of the CSO is Fundamentally Changing, Part 3

In part 1 and part 2 of this series, we examined the history of the CSO and various arguments as to where the CSO role should sit in the organization. Now let’s talk about how the “new” CSO plays a much bigger role in the overall C-suite and what skills a CSO requires. Is the C-suite ready to welcome [...]

How the Role of the CSO is Fundamentally Changing, Part 2

How the Role of the CSO is Fundamentally Changing, Part 2

In Part 1 of this series I talked about the evolution of the CSO role and how security shouldn’t be subservient to all other operations in all cases. Let’s dig a little deeper into why this is so. Should Physical and Digital Security Merge or Be Kept Separate? I understand why organizations have these two separate security [...]

How the Role of the CSO is Fundamentally Changing, Part 1

How the Role of the CSO is Fundamentally Changing, Part 1

The job description for the people that are responsible for IT security within an organization has been in a state of flux for over a decade. Since Steve Katz became the first CISO back in 1995, both business leaders and the security industry in general have been thinking and rethinking the need for such a person [...]