4 CISO wish list items for 2015
The chief information security officer (CISO) has one of the toughest and most thankless jobs in IT. Cyber attacks and data breaches are becoming larger, more damaging and more common with every passing year and the attacks the CISO successfully averts can often be invisible to the organization and public, while the failures are often all too visible.
Just two days ago, Morgan Stanley announced that it had fired an employee for stealing partial client information for 10 percent of its Wealth Management customers and posting the data on the Internet. Meanwhile Sony Pictures Entertainment is still reeling from its massive data breach in the closing days of 2014. In a year characterized by massive data breaches, the Sony breach topped the list.