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Biztech Jan 15, 2013

CISOs Move "Internet Of Things" From Incidental To Important

By Biztech2.com Staff

IDC hosted a webinar “IDC - 2013 Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) Predictions: Securing the Expanding Walls of an Enterprise” highlighting the top 10 predictions for the year ahead. Featuring analyst Christian Christiansen, the session provided organisations with insight and perspective on long-term industry trends along with new themes that may be on the horizon. The Top 10 Predictions are:

  • Prediction 1 - CISOs agree with C-Suite about BYOD security policies.
  • Prediction 2 - CISOs focus social networking activities on customer experience, brand identity, return on value and security.
  • Prediction 3 - CISOs respond to redundant, siloed GRC implementations by building WW frameworks.
  • Prediction 4 - CISOs realise Big Data and analytics risk.
  • Prediction 5 - CISOs enable, not obstruct, innovation.
  • Prediction 6 - CISOs respond to demands that security becomes a "predictable operational expense".
  • Prediction 7 - CISOs move “Internet of Things” from incidental to important.
  • Prediction 8 - CISOs wrestle with virtual datacentre security that is cloud dispersed.
  • Prediction 9 - CISOs resolve problems with “Tower of Crypto Babel”.
  • Prediction 10 - CISOs push back on “new normal” of inevitable breaches.

“This year, we predict CISOs will arrive at a BYOD security policy that strikes a balance between user convenience, business unit innovation, and risk management of corporate assets,” said Christian Christiansen, Security Products and Services Program Vice President, IDC.

by Biztech2.com Staff

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