Stories by Khalid Kark

Building a business case for information security

If the economic downturn has proven anything, it's that many CISOs still struggle to articulate the value of their security programs and justify the security budget to business and executive management. Many helplessly watched their budgets slashed, their projects postponed, and their employees laid-off.

Khalid Kark | 11 Aug | Read more

Seven habits of effective CISOs

Today's CISO plays a pivotal role not only in defining technical standards and security policies, but also in assuring customers of the security of their data and validating security controls to regulators. Many are struggling with this transition because they have been given these responsibilities without any real authority or visibility within their organizations. They also need a new set of skills to successfully fulfill their responsibilities.

Khalid Kark | 11 Mar | Read more