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Forums it-sa Expo 2023 Knowledge Forum D

Leadership in the role of the CISO

The demands on the role of the CISO are growing and changing. Leadership skills are required in order to reach security goals.

calendar_today Thu, 12.10.2023, 13:30 - 13:45

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  • The CISO needs leadership skills
  • Technical expertise alone is not enough
  • Interdisciplinary competencies are in demand


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Many CISOs struggle with reaching their goals within the company. They don't get the necessary staff and budget. We see again and again that the CISO is technically fit and he knows the processes in the company. He is very familiar with the current InfoSec standards and defines effective measures. At some point in his career he made the leap from technician to risk manager. That's exactly where he skipped an important step in his personal development. Managing people requires non-technical skills: leadership, negotiation skills, communication, rhetoric.
That's why we developed the CISO Master Class.
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