Author: Tom de Haan (Chief Information Security Ocer (CISO), Drechtsteden)
A CISO is the security leader of the organization. The role of the CISO is to support the primary business of multiple divisions and operations of an organization from a security point of view. Though from the technical perspective, the key security responsibilities of a CISO revolve around predicting, identifying, protecting, responding to, and recovering from cyber threats, the CISO is also responsible for looking after governance, compliance, audits, risk management, identity and access management, legal and HR, and the enablement of various aspects of business operations. They also have responsibility for the selection, training, and formation of a dedicated team of threat intelligence analysts for analyzing and predicting threats and vulnerabilities.