Why CISOs Fail: The Missing Link in Security Management--and How to Fix It

Barak Engel

October 12, 2017 by Auerbach Publications
Reference - 134 Pages - 10 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138197893 - CAT# K31319
Series: Internal Audit and IT Audit

USD$69.95

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Features

  • Gives everyone an accessible, easy to consume doorway to the world of information security
  • Provides insight as to why and how current security management practices fail at their basic foundation, resulting in overall dissatisfaction by practitioners and lack of success in the corporate environment
  • Identifies the reasons behind this failure, and how it can be fixed, and how the resulting improvement can be highly beneficial to any corporation that chooses to pursue this approach from a bottom-line and business operations perspective and not just in technical operations
  • Aims to transform the understanding of the role of the CISO, the selection process for a CISO, and the financial impact that security plays in any organization
  • Written as a mix of fiction-like dramatization of actual life experiences and practical, easily-digestible advice

Summary

This book serves as an introduction into the world of security and provides insight into why and how current security management practices fail, resulting in overall dissatisfaction by practitioners and lack of success in the corporate environment. The author examines the reasons and suggests how to fix them. The resulting improvement is highly beneficial to any corporation that chooses to pursue this approach or strategy and from a bottom-line and business operations perspective, not just in technical operations. This book transforms the understanding of the role of the CISO, the selection process for a CISO, and the financial impact that security plays in any organization.