The Keys to Every Successful Cybersecurity program
Leading a top-notch cybersecurity program demands that the leader have a solid set of hard and soft skills. You must take time to understand the company while building relationships with stakeholders. You must understand the scope; what must be included? You must know how to establish effective governance and risk management practices. Then carefully align the Cybersecurity program with the organization’s strategic plans through a formal business plan to gain budget approval. As the cybersecurity leader, you will be called upon to pursue new customers while maintaining a cyber nirvana for existing customers. You will also work closely with the corporate lawyers to hammer out the details of contracts. Understanding contracts and legal obligations will be essential to provide demonstrable value to the company and its shareholders. There are many, many more skills that we will review during this lecture.