Where does risk management fit in with CISOs – why is it so important?

A growing threat landscape rapidly made the CISO role one of the most influential C-level positions. It’s no surprise that the remit of CISOs keeps expanding, going significantly past the original cybersecurity goals of protecting infrastructure and data.

CISOs are getting much more deeply involved in organizations – beyond simple technology security matters. That includes an increasing focus on risk management, not just from a threat perspective – but also from an operational and business logic perspective.

In this article, we explain what risk management is in the context of the CISO role, why risk management has become so critical – and what CISOs can do to mitigate information security, operational and business risks in their organization.

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