I believe we are at an inflection point in our industry. The transactions of value within our ecosystem of consultants, integrators, product vendors and security executives must evolve to meet the new business and risk reality.
It looks like 2016 is set to be the year when Information Security gets serious. This year is predicted to break records in terms of investment in cybersecurity measures, with organizations predicted to allocate nearly nine percent of their entire IT budget to security.
CEOs placed the Illinois business environment the 48th out of 50 worst in which to do business, while Texas took the top position, according to Chief Executive magazine's annual Best & Worst States for Business survey.
For the next generation of enterprise security leaders, is there a clear path forward to success? Enterprise security leaders discuss mentorships, education, certifications and the skills new CSOs and CISOs will need to succeed in their evolving roles and bring value to the business. But the problem is: with existing security leadership roles varying so widely, is the development of a uniform skill set even possible?