Three decades ago, the invention of the chief information security officer (CISO) role seemed like a brilliant idea. Imagine the benefits of a C-suite position for cyber security and how such an executive role would help ensure members of senior management take the issue seriously and provide needed support across the organization. Maybe. Maybe not.

The first generation of CISOs primarily focused on creating information security programs and the role of security relative to emerging compliance demands across the public and private sectors and the needs of the board’s audit committee.

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