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Why you need a CSO/CISO

Discussion in 'Network World' started by RSS, Mar 24, 2016.

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    Your CIO has enough on her/his plate without taking on responsibility for security, too. While there's plenty a CIO (or a CTO) can tackle when it comes to security, these roles are "generalists." What you really need is a chief security officer or a chief information security officer (CSO/CISO) -- a security specialist.

    The Cyber Security Job Trends survey from free online security MOOC provider Cybrary, which polled 435 senior-level technology professionals from October to December 2015, found that only about half or 49 percent of respondents say their companies employ a CSO/CISO who's solely responsible for security.

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