In the digital age, increasing amounts of data are being shared in new and often unanticipated ways. With the proliferation of data, devices and connections comes a set of new security threats. Midsize companies, in particular, are feeling the heat.
Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Finance Director, Corporate Treasurer…whatever the title may be, they control the money in an organization – where it’s spent, how much is spent, perhaps even why it’s spent.
As a security professional, how do you add value to your organization? We all know that the value of security is often hard to prove – after all, how do you gauge the impact of an event that doesn’t happen because security has prevented it from happening, and then make a convincing case to the C-suite about how much money you’re saving the business?
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?