Conclusive evidence that the CISO should be reporting to the CEO

Conclusive evidence that the CISO should be reporting to the CEO
February 11, 2016 EC-Council
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At past EC-Council Foundation Global CISO Forums and CISO Summits, panels of information security executives have discussed the debate in the industry regarding the proper hierarchical placement of the CISO. The debate is typically framed as being a choice between the CISO reporting to the CIO or to the CEO. CIO.com recently published an article outlining the argument for the CISO to report to the CEO.

Click below to read the full article, but one of the key points the article mentions is that “organizations where the CISO reports to the CIO have financial losses that are 46% higher, according to research by PwC.”