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Improve Your Security Strategy With High-Level Principles

Published: 16 June 2015

ID: G00274256

Analyst(s): Jeffrey Wheatman


Security leaders struggle to align risk management, governance and security programs to business goals because they have not established principles that executives and business managers can recognize. CISOs need to step back from tactical design and focus on the communication gaps in their programs.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Step 1: Listen to Business Stakeholder Needs and Engage Stakeholders in the Planning Process
  • Step 2: Create Vision and Mission Statements for the Program and Support With Principles That Drive the Security and Risk Management Strategy
  • Step 3: Ensure That the Security Strategy Aligns With the Business Goals

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