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The Urgency to Treat Cybersecurity as a Business Decision

Gartner Report

The Urgency to Treat Cybersecurity as a Business Decision

As the CISO role continues to evolve, its future lies in moving from a technical operator to a strategic partner of the business.

One of the most critical elements of the evolving CISO role is the ability to communicate your security program needs to your executive team and the board. In this report, Gartner breaks down this challenge and offers best practices to address these key challenges

“Cybersecurity spending growth is slowing through 2023, while boards are starting to push back and ask what they have achieved after years of heavy cybersecurity spend.”

“Boards and senior executives are asking the wrong questions about cybersecurity, leading to poor investment decisions.”

“Many current approaches to improve cybersecurity are falling short of providing appropriate and defensible levels of protection.”

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