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Most Fortune 500 CISOs Were External Hires

January 3, 2018 | Content Aggregator - Single Slide | Leadership Skills

For internal security leaders angling for the C-level promotion, the wait might be in vain: Nearly six in 10 CISOs are brought in from outside organizations. Further, the higher the CISO-level role (senior VP and higher, for instance), the more likely that role is to be filled by an outside candidate.
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