Gartner Research

Use a Structured Approach to Communicate Your Security Strategy

Published: 05 July 2013

ID: G00252504

Analyst(s): Rob McMillan


Many chief information security officers struggle to develop and communicate their security strategies. They don't know how to articulate the problem that they are solving, and they don't know how to communicate the solution. This research shows how to achieve both.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Start With the Headlines, and Grab the Attention of the Audience
  • Provide a Structured View of the Evidence to Help Decision Makers Understand the Issues
  • Demonstrate How the Risk Is to Be Reduced
  • Explain What the Solution Will and Won't Achieve

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