What CISOs Need to Combat Their Adversaries

By Karen A. Frenkel  |  Posted 09-21-2016 Email

The tech world has been in constant motion while CISOs have been building defenses to ward off attackers, and the changing landscape has created entirely new responsibilities for security professionals, according to Greg Mancusi-Ungaro, CMO, BrandProtect, a threat detection services firm. "It's not that digital enterprises undervalue certain attributes and skill sets in their CISOs," he said, "It's that digital enterprise CISOs have a whole new set of responsibilities that require them to make considerable changes in how they go about their day-to-day." CISOs are up against cyber-criminals who are just like every other working professional; they're sophisticated, resilient and opportunistic. Here are some qualities every CISO needs to combat their counterparts, according to Mancusi-Ungaro.

Karen A. Frenkel writes about technology and innovation and lives in New York City.


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