To ensure security architectures are relevant, you can define them using the Cybersecurity Business Alignment Framework provided in the Multi-Cloud Security Reference Architecture (“refarch”), Rational Cybersecurity for Business (“the book”), and a few other tools.
Someday we’ll conduct elections fully online, but to do that we’ll require a more secure digital election infrastructure. As the U.S. 2020 election process ramps up, technology plays an increasing role. Organizations engaged in the political process must strengthen cybersecurity… Continue reading
When the CISO doesn’t report at the right level of an organization, misalignment between security, IT, the business, and the larger public ecosystems it serves will surely result. Such misalignment often leads to dire consequences, increasing the chance of breaches… Continue reading
Could it be that a simple misunderstanding of what cybersecurity means is creating much of the disconnect between business and security leaders that often makes security programs ineffective? According to one security leader who’s worked as a Chief Information Security… Continue reading
My book, Rational Cybersecurity for Business: The Security Leader’s Guide to Business Alignment contains 50 Keys to Alignment that accentuate the guidance. I’m writing about these keys in a “50 keys” blog series. This page conveniently summarizes all the keys… Continue reading
Too often, information risk accountability isn’t at the right level due to poor alignment between security and business leaders. It’s time to transform the way we communicate risk to the business. When the security program struggles with an issue, bring… Continue reading