What Challenges Face Modern CISOs?

IBM is out with its second annual Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) Assessment study this week, providing visibility into how enterprises are dealing with modern IT security challenges. David Jarvis, manager, IBM Center for Applied Insight and a co-author of the report, told eSecurity Planet that the need for strong strategy and policy in security, especially in emerging areas like BYOD, is critical.

The challenge for CISOs is that each member of the C-suite has a different viewpoint when it comes to security.

“Security leaders have a real challenge meeting different expectations when they are communicating with the C-suite,” Jarvis said.

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Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at InternetNews.com. Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.

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