Best Practice Report

Tech Execs: Take Four Steps To Integrate Cybersecurity And Privacy Into Your Strategy

Make Security And Privacy Core To Your Digital Strategies To Thrive

August 19th, 2021
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Summary

Tech execs have a love-hate relationship with security and often struggle to advance security and privacy leaders away from the “Computer Says No” approach to security. Tech execs must follow a four-step approach to successfully bringing security and privacy leaders on board: 1) understand and bake in security and privacy threats their strategies introduce; 2) get security and privacy leaders bought in and give them a stake in success of your strategy; 3) help win over the business and focus on understanding how to minimize security friction; and 4) execute and measure your performance by linking security to measures of business success. This report helps tech execs understand how to work with the chief information security officer (CISO) and chief privacy officer (CPO) to integrate security and privacy into your overall IT strategy.

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