InfoSec-Specific Executive Development for CISOs and Aspiring Security Leaders.
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For security leaders, knowing where to go to find answers when you need them is important. Our Faculty serve as that clear-headed resource, enabling CISOs and their teams to accelerate their capabilities and make informed decisions.
In this piece, we share examples of InfoSec questions posed by CISOs and other security leaders to our 80-plus member Faculty of security practitioners as part of our Ask-An-Expert service in the areas of executive communications, strategy, and resource allocation.
The information security function is becoming a greater area of focus for boards and executives, perhaps now more than ever. This heightened interest is well warranted given the prevalence of high-profile ransomware attacks and the potential risks such
incidents pose, not just to security, but to the entire business.
Downstream pressures and expectations call for more frequent and improved communication between CISOs and executive teams to better align security with the business – a trend indicated in recent Ask-An-Expert inquiries around the topic of executive
The strength of IANS’ Faculty is not only its size, at 80-plus members, but also its scope. Our hand-on practitioners’ breadth of coverage spans from the “in the weeds” technicalities to high-level initiatives affecting the direction
of the security program. Aggregated below are a small collection of sample inquiries around strategy and roadmap guidance:
The IANS Faculty are also in a unique position because they constantly engage with other security teams across industries. This perspective means they can provide insight into what other security leaders are doing in terms of team structure and resource
allocation. Examples of questions CISOs had in this space include:
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Every question asked of our Faculty, including the examples listed here, were responded to either via a detailed and action-oriented 1,000-word written report or a one-hour phone call.
However, the topics covered in this piece merely scratch the surface of our coverage in the information security space. That is why our flagship Ask-An-Expert service gives CISOs and their teams on-demand access to our Faculty, enabling teams to submit
an unlimited number of questions and receive an unlimited set of practical, actionable answers. With over 80 Faculty members, IANS can always find the right information security practitioner with the deep domain-level expertise required to respond
to any inquiry, quickly and easily.
Get in touch with IANS to learn more about how you and your security team can benefit from an Ask-An-Expert engagement.
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