CISOs Need to Understand the Components of Their Information Security Programs


Foundational Refreshed: 06 September 2017 | Published: 20 April 2016 ID: G00296697

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Summary

An information security program defines the enterprise's key information security principles, resources and activities. CISOs need to analyze, document and implement the components of a program that will enable the enterprise to deal with the challenges of cybersecurity and digital business risks.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Analysis
    • Document/Implement a Process-Centric Information Security Program
      • Enterprise Security Charter
      • Terms of Reference
      • Governance Structures
      • Annual Strategy Plan
      • Security Processes
    • Strive to Continuously Improve Effectiveness and Efficiency
    • Match the Security Program to the Enterprise and Digital Business
  • Case Study
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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