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Four Questions CISOs Should Ask Themselves Everyday

While there is a huge list of CISO responsibilities as we discussed in CISO Mindmap, keeping oneself focused on value creation and security program improvements is not easy. The following four questions will help improve efficiency of the program by … Continue reading

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Essential Business Knowledge for InfoSec Professionals

June 18, 2022 – By Rafeeq Rehman The role of InfoSec professionals has morphed into a critical business function. One should expect getting involved in “business” discussion often, and at increasing higher levels of business structure up to board of … Continue reading

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Run Away from People with Defeatist Attitude

While negativity usually becomes very toxic for any team fairly quickly, defeatist attitude is probably the worst. Defeatists give up even before trying and urge others to do the same. They fear change. “A defeatist is the opposite of an … Continue reading

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What is Return on Security Investment (ROSI) Anyway?

ROSI or Return On Security Investment is simply a way to calculate if a security control is worth implementation or not. For a control to be financially viable, the reduction of risk has to be greater than the cost of … Continue reading

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Aligning Business Goals with InfoSec Strategy

How do you align yourself with the business you are supporting? What value are you creating? These are the questions that every CISO should be thinking on regular basis. In a typical organization, the CEO has a list of business … Continue reading

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The Bare Minimum Business Terminology Every InfoSec Professional Must Know

The role of CISO, and other InfoSec professionals, has morphed into a critical business function. One should expect getting involved in “business” discussion often, and at higher levels. Understanding and speaking business language is more important than ever for success … Continue reading

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