IT Security: 10 Essentials For CIOs In 2021
The Enterprisers Project, January 6th, 2021
January 6, 2021,
Volume 274, Issue 1

Our rapid adoption of new digital tools during the past year makes security more important than ever. These best practices will help keep your data safe in 2021 and beyond

"The boundaries between traditional IT and cybersecurity are all but gone: Every key leader now has a stake in maintaining cyber resilience. But no role is more affected than the CIO. Here are some straightforward tactics to keep you grounded as you navigate security dangers in 2021.

1. Keep an adaptable mindset

One of the most effective and efficient things a CIO can do is to plan for rapid change and learn to improvise, adapt, and overcome any challenge. The evolving threat landscape is dynamic and evolves constantly. Criminals are well-resourced and well-coordinated, and they have an army of automated tools at their fingertips to exploit the global economy. CIOs must remain vigilant at all times to ensure they are not next to be publicly called out for a breach that could have been prevented..."

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