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Eliminate Silos And Build An Unbreakable Alliance With Your Technology Team

Follow Forrester’s Best Practices To Make Interfunctional Trust Concrete

January 31st, 2024
With contributors:
Joseph Blankenship , Paul McKay , Sam Higgins , Zachary Dallas , Chiara Bragato , Bill Nagel


Security leaders and tech execs view life very differently. Tech execs think in terms of opportunities, security leaders of risk. Too often, their strategies are misaligned and the two work at cross purposes. But their teams can reap a multitude of benefits if they establish sound relationships and work together to enable the business. This requires a unified, consolidated technology vision supported by security. This report analyzes the root causes of tension between security leaders and tech execs and the mutual benefits their teams and the business gain from an alliance to help security leaders build, repair, improve, or elevate their relationship with the technology team.

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