Narrow gap between CEO, CIO and CISO roles means no single executive function is stepping up to take responsibility for cyber security, a study shows.
A lack of cohesion at the top means organisations are struggling to secure most important digital assets, a report reveals.
Responsibility for information security is not falling to any one senior executive function, according to the 2018 Risk:Value report from NTT Security.
The report, based on a poll of 1,800 senior decision makers from non-IT functions in global organisations in 12 countries, shows that at a global level, 22% of respondents believe the CIO is “ultimately responsible” for managing security, compared with 20% for the CEO and 19% for the CISO.
By Warwick Ashford
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