About the job:
As a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), you are the head of IT security, driving the IT security strategy and implementation forward whilst protecting the business from security threats and cyber-hacking.
Some of the challenges of becoming a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), include:
- This level of seniority usually demands around a decade of proven IT security experience
- Protecting the intellectual property of the organisation at all times
Some of the rewards of becoming a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), include:
- It is a well-paying job
- It helps you adapt to a fast-moving IT landscape
- It helps you keep pace with latest thinking and new security technologies
- 40+ hours a week
- You are expected to work extended hours to match the peaks and troughs of project flows, typically when a new system is implemented, to ensure business continuity.
Are you the right fit?
Will you make money?
- A Bachelor's degree is a minimum with many organisations selecting candidates with a computer science degree or a qualification in a related subject.
- A Master's degree in business administration is highly desirable.
Here are some possible next steps after fullfilling this role:
- Chief operating officer: This is often considered a viable option for those interested in getting into the business process and operation side of things
- A seat on the advisory board is a natural step for some
- Starting your own business: For those with an entrepreneurial flair, starting afresh with your own business is a possible option
There is a small fee of $75 for participating in this activity, which also includes a meal, a take home certificate, and more.
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