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CyberSecurity Dive: CISOs under pressure from boards to downplay cyber risk

From Cybersecurity Dive - CISOs feel pressure to downplay cyber risk.
From Cybersecurity Dive
Originally published on May 30, 2024
By David Jones


Nearly 4 in 5 CISOs feel pressured by corporate boards to downplay cyber risks, highlighting tension between executives and security leaders on managing and communicating these threats. A Trend Micro study reveals 43% of CISOs are seen as nagging, and 42% as overly negative. Despite improved alignment, CISOs face excessive expectations.

CAP CEO Brian Walker provides insights.