The Chief Information Security Officer's First 100 Days

Foundational Refreshed: 04 October 2018 | Published: 27 June 2014 ID: G00264731

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How you perform in the first 100 days in the role is critical to your success or failure as a chief information security officer. Gartner provides target outcomes, advice and supporting resources to help you maximize your success during this pivotal transition phase.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • The First 100 Days
    • Prepare Phase (Days -10 to 15)
      • Target Outcomes for the Prepare Phase
      • Actions for the Prepare Phase
      • Communicating in the Prepare Phase
      • Resources for the Prepare Phase
    • Assess Phase (Days 0 to 30)
      • Target Outcomes for the Assess Phase
      • Actions for the Assess Phase
      • Communicating in the Assess Phase
      • Resources for the Assess Phase
    • Plan Phase (Days 15 to 45)
      • Target Outcomes for the Plan Phase
      • Actions for the Plan Phase
      • Communicating in the Plan Phase
      • Resources for the Plan Phase
    • Act Phase (Days 30 to 80)
      • Target Outcomes for the Act Phase
      • Actions for the Act Phase
      • Communicating in the Act Phase
      • Resources for the Act Phase
    • Measure Phase (Days 45 to 100)
      • Target Outcomes for the Measure Phase
      • Actions for the Measure Phase
      • Communicating in the Measure Phase
      • Resources for the Measure Phase
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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