Business Leaders Must Relate to Your Security Metrics
- Choose metrics that you can communicate simply, directly, and cogently to busy executives, and make sure the metrics address real business issues.
- If leadership can relate to your work as a CISO, you’ll come out much farther ahead.
“When you’re talking risk and security, you have to spin that into the context that the executives understand.”
As vice president of security architecture for one of the worlds biggest banking firms, Jason Remillard’s bosses are among the planet’s most sophisticated executives. When it comes to communicating with them about the security of their customers’ highly sensitive information, however, Remillard has found that the universal rule applies: keep it simple, direct, and relevant.