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A Critical Component of the CISO Job Description: Courage under Fire

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A Critical Component of the CISO Job Description: Courage under Fire

The CISO role may be one of the toughest out there. The CISO - and security more generally - are often misunderstood, undervalued, or perceived as at best a necessary evil. And the CISO job description is too often seen as a solely technical matter - ignoring the critical interpersonal and communication skills that drive CISO success.

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Fear of Change Can Derail Your Executive Career Progression

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Fear of Change Can Derail Your Executive Career Progression

I was talking with a good friend of mine yesterday, who just made a change from a job she really hated - to one she really loves.

That transition took some time - and we worked through many of the issues. But our conversation got me thinking. One of the biggest issues she was dealing with is a very common one - at every career level, up to C-level.

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The Transformational CISO

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The Transformational CISO

"The most transformational job in the corporate world right now isn’t glamorous, certainly isn’t easy, and at times is even a little thankless. It’s a job where little can go right and a lot can go catastrophically wrong. If that isn’t enough, it’s probably the hottest seat in corporate America today

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