Gartner Research

The 2018 CIO Agenda: Security and Risk Management Insights on Becoming a Digital CISO

Published: 15 March 2018

ID: G00340565

Analyst(s): Rob McMillan , Sam Olyaei


As digitalization expands, the CIO role transforms from a delivery executive to a business executive — from controlling costs and processes to driving revenue and scaling digital business. We describe how security and risk management leaders redefine their own role in answer to such changes.

Table Of Contents

Survey Objective

Data Insights

  • Pre-empt Cybersecurity Concerns Associated With the Scaling of Digital Business
  • Support the New Role of the CIO, and Take Advantage of the Opportunities
  • Embrace a Rebalanced Technology Portfolio for Digital Change
  • Continue to Build Bench Strength, and Prepare for the Next Phase of Your Own Career
  • Methodology
  • Definitions

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