Gartner Research

The Chief Information Security Officer's First 100 Days

Published: 27 June 2014

ID: G00264731

Analyst(s): Tom Scholtz , F. Christian Byrnes

Summary

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

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