Expert Comment

IDG Connect: Does CISO role need to be formalised?

News

Greater regulation of a CISO's role could make it harder for organizations to recruit and maintain scarce skills, says Ed Parsons.

Rather than regulating the role of the CISO, it might be more advantageous to offer security professionals a path to develop the skills expected of the modern CISO, beyond the typical role of the security manager – for example leadership, selling security internally, and business enablement.

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