Social Network For Security Executives: Help Make Right Cyber Security Decisions
Now this is a very subjective term as “Right” to each is quite different. More so, the subject “Information Security” by itself is quite a dynamic and an evolving term. Here, any measure stick with constant attributes may not provide a true insight for the choice of Technology. However, certain parameters of the selection process can be generalized for operational efficiency.
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Based on my experience I would recommend the following for any CISO to help choose the right Technology:
Once you have completed task mentioned in points 1 to 10 you many need to focus over tool and partner selection.
Here the process could be as follows:
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Once done these steps would help you narrow down your choice. However, for the final decision you would need to make a choice by yourself and here are few questions that you should have clear answers for you to choose the right Technology and Partner:
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I trust, there is no substitute to experience. However, with sharing through common body of knowledge can make technology selection lucid and succinct.
I strongly recommend every Information Security professional to love their Job first. Be spiritual – Meditation, Service and Knowledge are profound pillars. This will help one achieve clarity of thought and vision. Without these, no matter how religiously you follow best practices, task accomplishment may be a challenge.
-Sagar Karan, CISO, Fullerton India Credit Company Ltd. tells us How Should a CISO choose the right Anti-Malware Technology