The Evolving Risks and Roles of CISOs in 2016

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The CISO of 2015 has been expected to be a business leader, IT leader, finance leader, and an excellent people influencer and navigator,” says James Carpenter, CISO at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. In other companies, CISOs are not the head buyers; such tasks are delegated to their teams. Some even report to higher-level executives and do not possess absolute decision-making discretion.