Lynn Mattice is Managing Director of Mattice & Associates, a top-tier management consulting firm focused primarily at assisting enterprises with ERM, cyber, intelligence, security and information asset protection programs. He can be reached at: email@example.com
There have been volumes written about the role of the CSO and how to gain a seat at the table in the C-suite. A relatively small number of CSOs have been able to convince their management that the CISO should be under their purview, citing the inherent mission conflicts that exist when the CISO reports to the CIO.
This month’s column will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), one of the reporting structures that appears to be gaining significant ground across industry sectors.