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Management and Leadership

Guide to Hiring and Retaining CISOs and Security Leaders

by IANS + Artico

As cyber talent shortages remain unabated, organizations risk losing their cyber leaders to higher paying positions. Those who hire and manage security leaders face critical questions that either position organizations for success or put them behind the competition for cyber talent.

The Guide to Hiring and Retaining CISOs and Security Leaders compiles survey findings collected from over 500 CISOs as part of our third annual CISO Compensation and Budget study.

Download the report to find benchmark data and market insights hiring leaders should keep in mind during the recruitment process, including:

  • How to attract strong candidates for top security leadership positions
  • Competitive compensation packages for CISOs and their security leadership team
  • Ways to keep CISOs satisfied and motivated
  • CISO succession planning and security talent retention


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About IANS Research 

For the security practitioner caught between rapidly evolving threats and demanding executives, IANS Research is a clear-headed resource for making decisions and articulating risk. We provide experience-based security insights for chief information security officers and their teams. The core of our value comes from the IANS Faculty, a network of seasoned practitioners. We support client decisions and executive communications with Ask-an-Expert inquiries, our peer community, deployment-focused reports, tools and templates, and consulting.


About Artico Search

Artico Search’s team of executive recruiters focuses on a “grow and protect” model, recruiting senior go-to-market and security executives in growth venture, private equity and public companies. Artico’s dedicated security practice delivers CISOs and other senior level information security professionals for a diverse set of clients.