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March 12, 2018 | Risk Management
By Rich Guida, IANS Faculty

 Get Business Execs to Share Their Infosec Risk Concerns

Understanding what risks keep business execs up at night is the foundation of good information security, but how can you elicit this info and ensure execs remain engaged? In this Ask-an-Expert written response, IANS Faculty Rich Guida details a process that not only draws out executives' primary concerns but maps them to key infosec risks to gain better consensus - and funding.

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March 8, 2018 | Infosec Outlook

 Public Companies: Cybersecurity a Top Concern in 2018

Corporate directors of public companies rank cybersecurity threats as one of their top four concerns heading into 2018. Other security-related concerns include technology disruptions, increased regulatory burden and global security threats.

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March 8, 2018 | Leadership Skills

 4 Key Characteristics of a Chief Information Security Officer

A successful CISO knows how to balance priorities and challenges across four personas: as technologist, guardian, advisor and strategist. Today their day-to-day actions and activities lean more toward strategist and advisor, much like other senior executives.

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March 8, 2018 | Metrics and Reporting
By Josh More, IANS Faculty

 Use Metrics to Communicate Risk Management’s Value

A successful metrics program helps tell security's story in a way that fosters business engagement and support, but what's the best way to get there? In this Ask-an-Expert written response, IANS Faculty Josh More discusses the difference between operational and strategic metrics, and offers tips for getting started using FAIR.

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