Cybersecurity is finally getting the attention it deserves. From the boardroom to the C-suite, top executives are not only asking for regular cybersecurity updates, they’re also asking better questions. Yet, while security leaders are enjoying this newfound attention to security, this shift in focus means security leaders need to devote more of their limited time to assess and communicate the effectiveness of their organization’s security program.
Demonstrating alignment to strategic business objectives and ensuring security resources are deployed in the right way has also received increased focus. All these increased corporate needs translate into the security leader spending large swaths of time translating highly technical metrics into executive-level dashboards, and mapping how security operations enable and protect the organization’s strategy and business objectives. We offer a picture of an easier way.