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CSO’s CISO Executive Career and Leadership Success Guide

Discussion in 'CSO' started by RSS, Jun 8, 2015.

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    A lot has changed since the early years, when enterprises first began embracing the CISO position. Back then, the CISO role was primarily a technical one: control user access, secure the databases, find and patch vulnerabilities, keep the malware out, and eventually to help build secure websites and eCommerce platforms. In those days, most of the highly proprietary data resided within the local area network, the data center, or within PCs and notebooks.

    We didn’t know it then, but information security was a more straightforward technical challenge than it is today.

    One of the things that dramatically changed the role of the CISO at first was the rise of privacy laws such as GLBA and HIPAA, which required the first waves of regulatory compliance efforts, reports, and the ability to show that security privacy compliance measures were in place to outsiders.

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