Security Boulevard: A Guide to Articulating Risk: Speaking the Language of the Stakeholder
By Garrett O’Hara, Senior Director, Sales Engineering at Mimecast.
The role of the modern CISO today is just as much about managing technical solutions as it is about communicating risk to key decision-making stakeholders. In their daily roles, most C-suite executives and board members are too heads-down on their own priorities to think about their worst case scenario—a cyberattack that derails operations. As a result, cybersecurity funding and strategy often fall to the wayside. But cybersecurity risk is becoming an increasingly important aspect of C-suite roles beyond CISOs and CIOs.