There’s a clear business benefit in being able to differentiate your business by your stance on privacy and security. Apple vs. Google comes to mind here. CISOs have a vial role to play to help boards understand cyber risk and create positive messaging around security and privacy programs…:
[…] A security-first programme goes far beyond defending an organisation from a cyber-attack, however. Modern CISOs are contributing to the business by working with fellow board members to design a strategy that identifies and mitigates risk. This strategy is closely aligned with the overall business objective. Taking a proactive stance, not only being the last line of defence but also having an active approach to prevent any incidents from occurring in the first place, is vital to securing the business’ reputation and maintaining the trust of customers.