jueves, 3 de mayo de 2012
IBM Study Reveals Critical Shift in the Role of Chief Information Security Executives Globally
Analysis of 130+ interviews presents a new class of security chiefs; CISO role follows the evolution of CIO and CFO with more strategic organizational responsibilities
ARMONK, N.Y. - 03 May 2012: A new IBM (NYSE: IBM) study reveals a clear evolution in information security organizations and their leaders with 25 percent of security chiefs surveyed shifting from a technology focus to strategic business leadership role.
Source: Data from the IBM Center for Applied Insights study, “Finding a strategic voice: Insights from the 2012 IBM Chief Information Security Officer Assessment.”
Influencers are much more likely to have elevated information security to a strategic priority, according to the IBM Center for Applied Insights study, “Finding a strategic voice: Insights from the 2012 IBM Chief Information Security Officer Assessment.”
In IBM's first study of senior security executives, its Center for Applied Insights interviewed more than 130 security leaders globally and discovered three types of leaders based on breach preparedness and overall security maturity. Representing about a quarter of those interviewed, the "Influencer" senior security executives typically influenced business strategies of their firms and were more confident and prepared than their peers—the "Protectors" and "Responders."
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