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CISO MindMap 2021: What do InfoSec professionals really do?

Most people outside the Cybersecurity profession don’t fully realize and appreciate the complexity of security professionals’ job. I have been publishing and updating this MindMap for almost a decade, not only as an effective educational tool but also to enable … Continue reading

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CISO MindMap 2020: Summary of Recommendations for Updating Security Programs

Cybersecurity is a complicated business. Many people outside this profession don’t fully realize and appreciate the complexities of the job. CISO MindMap is an effort to educate public about Cybersecurity professionals’ job responsibilities. The MindMap also enables Cybersecurity professionals design … Continue reading

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CISO MindMap 2020: What do InfoSec professionals really do?

Please note that an updated 2021 version of MindMap is available at https://rafeeqrehman.com/2021/07/11/ciso-mindmap-2021-what-do-infosec-professionals-really-do/ Most people outside Cybersecurity profession don’t fully realize and appreciate the complexity of security professionals’ job. I have been publishing and updating this MindMap for many years, … Continue reading

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CISO MindMap 2019: What Do InfoSec Professionals Really Do?

Note: An updated version of this article is available now. Please click here to go to CISO MindMap 2020 version. Just like other areas of information technology, information security landscape continues to change at a fast pace. The updated CISO … Continue reading

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CISO MindMap 2018 – What Do InfoSec Professionals Really Do?

Like last year, ransomware continues to be a major issue for many organizations. One of the best things any organization can do to itself is to prepare for dealing with ransomware incidents. While ransomware is morphing into crypto currency mining … Continue reading

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CISO MindMap 2017 – What Do InfoSec Professional Really Do?

Note: An updated version of CISO MindMap (2018) is published here While Ransomware may be the talk of the town these days, many other profound changes are happening in the industry that impact job of information security professionals. Keeping in … Continue reading

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2016 CISO MindMap – What do InfoSec Professionals Do?

Please note that this is an older post An updated MindMap available here. It took some time to update the CISO MindMap but finally it is here. Thanks to all who provided suggestions for this update. A very rapid change … Continue reading

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The Latest 2015 CISO Mind Map is here!

Note: There is an updated CISO Mind Map for 2018 on this URL As the InfoSec landscape changes constantly, so do the responsibilities of a CISO. Virtual Security Appliances are becoming more common in the Cloud environment. Similarly IoT and … Continue reading

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