Digital transformation and technological innovation can be a double-edged sword, offering extraordinary potential and the opportunity for exploitation and manipulation. Every day, revolutionary innovations are popping up to simplify our lives, from the comfort of our homes to taking care of ourselves. This delivers an out-of-the-box customer experience that companies and manufacturers strive for. These improved ways to simplify our lives we view as “functionality.”
Whenever we add functionality into the mix of our personal lives or businesses, we increase the risks and threats associated with using the internet and subsequent technology. Therefore, 100% security does not exist. There will always be exposure points and we cannot prevent all attacks. As a CISO when collaborating with business leaders we must ask the right questions and derive a solution. This requires us to be creative in striking the proper balance as we bridge people, processes, and technology.
Disclosures and disclaimers: Everything I write here reflects my personal views alone. Unless explicitly stated otherwise.