CISO Discussing Cybersecurity

Published On: December 19, 2015Categories: CISOs, Blog

Information security has become quite a popular topic with board members over the years. The advancement of the Internet and social media has helped companies in many ways, however it has also caused them to be more cautious when it comes to cyber security. No company wants to be the next big name that makes the news because they were breached. The role as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) has never been more important. In fact, research has shown that cybersecurity is discussed during 80% of board meetings. Not only does the CISO need to maintain a successful security roadmap when it comes to cybersecurity, but the CISO has to also be able to effectively communicate with board members regarding cyber issues or threats. What good are security findings and data if you are not able to break the information down so that it is easy to understand? No need to worry. TrustMAPP is a CISO tool to solve the business communication problem with the board. As cybersecurity continues to become a hot topic, partnering with TrustMAPP will help boost the communication between you and your company’s board members.

Educating the Board

A recent study by Fidelis Security showed that only 33% of board members across the country feel like they are knowledgeable about cybersecurity. This statistic should be very alarming because information security issues are on the rise. A large reason for this low percentage of knowledgeable board members is the lack of communication. By teaming up with TrustMAPP, you and your information security team will now have the tools and resources to illustrate your cyber threats and security strengths in an easy way. Our information security platform creates simple diagrams and reports that will make it easier for you to communicate with the board members on a regular basis. At TrustMAPP, we aim to close the communication gap between the information security team and board members. The difficult discussions around requesting more funding and resources to effectively maintain your security system will be easier because you’ll now have the reports and diagrams to back your findings up and better educate the board!

Cybersecurity is one item that often keeps board members up at night. If you are a CISO looking to better communicate with your firm’s board members, TrustMAPP is here to help! Invest in our security dashboard today so that you can help increase the percentage of board members at your firm that feel knowledgeable about cybersecurity. Give us a call today at (952) 544-0234 so that your firm is not the next company making the news because of a information security breach.