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How security executives can feel comfortable in the boardroom and server room

With information security being a major concern at all companies, successful security executives need to be equally comfortable in the boardroom and the server room. While being well-versed in traditional security duties, like developing incident response plans and knowing what technology will keep the bad guys at bay, is still essential, CISOs and CSOs also need to know how security factors into the business’ operations.

Three skills that are essential for future leaders to master are being able to clearly articulate the importance of security to non-technical executives, show how security can help a company achieve its business goals and balance security with innovation.

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