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SC Media: How CISOs and cybersecurity execs can get board ready

To land board roles, diverse CISOs edge out those with formal certifications
From   SC Media
Originally published on June 06, 2023
By Jessica Beebe

Chief information security officers (CISOs) have evolved from tactical roles to strategic planners, aiding entire organizations in preventing cyber threats. A recent report indicates 14% of Russell 1000 CISOs are qualified for board directorships, bringing infosec tenure, cross-functional expertise, scalability, advanced education, and diversity. Boards are encouraged to prioritize these traits for future CISO board members.

CAP CEO Brian Walker provides insights.