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The Chief Information Security Officer: Insights, tools and survival skills by Jake Kouns, Barry Kouns

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INTRODUCTION

This book is divided into eight chapters designed to introduce you to the CISO position by discussing the tools used by the most effective CISOs and how current CISOs can grow with the challenges of the position. A brief description of each chapter follows:

Chapter 1 The nature of the CISO role: The CISO is bombarded with new issues on a daily basis, making it one of the most challenging positions in organizations today. CISOs find themselves held responsible for the protection of the organization’s information, but often reporting to the CIO who is rewarded for making the organization’s information more readily available to all.

Chapter 2 The traditional CISO job description: The CISO is responsible for overseeing the overall corporate ...

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