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Breaking into Information Security by Chris Liu, Anthony J. Stieber, Josh More

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Chapter 3.7

Tier 3—Security Management (CSO, CISO, CPO)

Abstract

Chief Security Officer (CSO) and Chief Privacy Officer (CPO) to Information Security Manager all involve a split understanding of security and basic management principles. You may often find yourself torn between what’s right for a company’s bottom line and what’s needed to protect the data you store. This role involves not just fighting the bad guys, but also fighting your own people as you argue for long-term investment over short-term return.

Keywords

CIO
CSO
CISO
CPO
security
management
long-term investment
short-term return

Introduction

“Organizations Get the IT They Deserve.”

— Phillip J. Windley

Odds are that you’ve already worked for enough managers to have an idea what ...

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