Cybersecurity: Business Priority, More Than Mere Compliance, and SEC Filings – BSW #325
In the leadership and communications section, Cybersecurity should be a business priority for CEOs, What CISOs Should Exclude From SEC Cybersecurity Filings, Effective Communication: The Key to Workplace Success, and more!
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74% of CEOs are concerned about their organizations’ ability to avert or minimize damage to the business from a cyberattack – even though 96% of CEOs said that cybersecurity is critical to organizational growth and stability, according to Accenture.
While compliance-driven initiatives have undoubtedly improved cybersecurity practices in many sectors, they have also given rise to the mistaken belief that meeting these requirements is the ultimate goal of cybersecurity.
Cybersecurity insiders don’t believe the looming bankruptcy of former high-flier IronNet will be an isolated collapse, as the industry battles a tough economy following years of speculative investment.
In their new book, Move Fast and Fix Things, Frances Frei and Anne Morriss outline five strategies to help leaders tackle their hardest problems and quickly make change. Their fourth strategy is about telling a compelling story about the change you need to make. While change can make a lot of logical sense, it can also be unsettling and disruptive to the people impacted by it. Emotions are an underdiscussed part of change leadership. But just as anxiety can be highly infectious — so can optimism. This list explores 10 powerful emotions that you can channel in your storytelling narrative.
Reaching the level of CISO in a large corporation requires time and determined application as well as aptitude and very specific professional and personal attributes. It's the role against which many security professionals set their career sights without really knowing what they'll be getting themselves into.
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Most leadership books suffer from one of two critical failures (and sometimes both). The book might be a hagiography: telling you the biography of some amazing leaders, pretending there is one secret trick that will let you emulate that leader. Or the lesson of book should have been written as a tweet: in 280 characters you could have learned one l...
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