CSO Magazine: Why the board of directors will go off on security in 2015

Get ready for 2015, a year when some predict breaches will hit even harder and security executives will come under fire by confused company board members. But, as our “fly on the wall” reports from the year ahead, the answers to this dilemma may lie in retooling the CSO position – and adding a security-minded board member.

Companies are spending millions of dollars to avoid infection but they’re not spending it in the right areas. “If you take any of those big companies that have already been hit, they made these big announcements about spending several million dollars on security to fix the problem. When breaches hit them again next year, that’s going to paralyze the organization and the board of directors,” says Cole. The same applies to companies spending heavily on security now that see their first massive breach in the new year…

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