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The Rise of the BISO in Contemporary Cybersecurity
As cyber threats grew and cyber hackers evolved, the concept of companywide cybersecurity became more prevalent. ‘Cyber security’ is now a more common term than ‘information security’, even if the two concepts are inextricably bound, Security Week reported.
Alyssa Miller, currently CISO at Epiq Global, was formerly BISO at S&P Global Ratings. She described her BISO role as, “Focused on aligning corporate security practices with divisional business objectives to accelerate innovation and demonstrate the business value of security initiatives.” She describes her CISO role as, “Leading the cybersecurity program for the global organization. Aligning strategic security initiatives with business line objectives to ensure the protection of our customers’ data and privacy.” Clearly, the BISO role is considered as a rung on the ladder to becoming a CISO, according to security week.
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