The CISO Dilemma - When Leadership Ignores Risks

What should a CISO do when the executive leadership chooses to ignore critical cyber risks? 

If the C-Suite and board are well informed of imperative vulnerabilities and yet choose a path to ignore security, the CISO is put in a position where they are incapable of effectively managing risk, yet still responsible when incidents occur. 

Let’s break down the problem, from what a CISO must do, how people disposition risks, and finally the recommended actions.   

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