Gartner Research

Business Engagement Roles

Published: 07 May 2019

ID: G00404877

Analyst(s): Consult the Board Research Team


This summary contains input from nine members regarding the business engagement roles they use for their Information Security organizations. We begin this summary with an overview of business engagement roles that members have adopted, including their FTEs dedicated to business engagement, and the detailed responsibilities of each role. Next, we study the reporting structure, funding, geographic alignment, and business knowledge required for each business engagement role. We close by reviewing the advantages and disadvantages of members' current organizational models for business engagement and analyze if any changes are required in the models.

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