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In the News / By Dark Reading / Sep 27, 2018

In the data-driven enterprise, myriad types of data have become a new form and flow of currency. Why, then, hasn't the CISO achieved parity with the CFO?

Summary

Data security was always an issue for IT managers, but the squalls were smaller. Today's emphasis on cloud computing, distributed systems, native mobile apps, and the Internet of Things has created the perfect storm. Customer data, market data, intellectual property, resource consumption data, productivity data, and dozens of other categories are a new form and flow of currency in the data-driven enterprise. However, as data flow has achieved parity with cash flow, the CISO or the CSO has not achieved parity with the CFO.

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