The new CISO of the future

Ken_Howard
HP Discover

By Lisa Turner, HP Innovation Insight

 

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The global cost of cyber crime now exceeds $114 billion USD annually, significantly more than the market for marijuana, cocaine, and heroin combined
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As hackers boldly attack major corporations  and pilfer customer information and cash, the daunting role of chief information security officers (CISO) is increasingly in the spotlight.

 

Although the CISO function has existed for years, cyber security is now so central to the mission and execution of an enterprise, regardless of what industry it’s in, that the role is becoming more visible among senior leaders.