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What Does it Take to be a CISO?

Because our society is teeming with technological innovation and prowess, the role of the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) is becoming increasingly important for businesses globally. What does it take to work at the executive level in cybersecurity? To determine this, Varonis analyzed data from the CISOs of Fortune 100 companies.

The Need for a CISO

In the business world, it’s common to hear of discussions taking place at the “C-Suite Level,” which usually includes the chief executive officer (CEO), chief financial officer (CFO), the chief operating officer (COO), and the chief information officer (CIO). More cyber professionals are taking on roles at this level as well, as chief technology officers […]

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To Pay or Not to Pay: Trying to Answer the Perennial Ransomware Question

No one wants to get hacked, particularly with ransomware. The immediate monetary costs that come in the aftermath of a ransomware attack can be prohibitive, and depending on how the situation is handled, organizations can suffer long-term damage to their reputation. Data breaches also open the door to potential lawsuits from those whose personal information […]