CISSP certification: Top-down Security management and organization structure.

Having top-down IT security leadership in an organization is key to success.
If we do not have the buy-in of senior leadership, we will do a mediocre job at best.

For the CISSP certification questions assume a top-down organization.

In a new survet (ISC)² Finds IT Professionals are an Underutilized Cybersecurity Resource.
Largest association of certified cybersecurity professionals enables IT pros to more quickly attain SSCP® certification and bolster their organization’s security posture.–Underutilized-Cybersecurity-Resource

Key findings from surveyed IT professionals include:

  • 43% said their organization doesn’t provide adequate resources for security training.
  • 35% agreed their security suggestions are acted upon.
  • 55% said their organization doesn’t require IT staff to earn a security certification.
  • 63% said their organization has too few security workers.
  • 51% said their systems are less able to defend against a cyberattack compared to a year ago.

Hiring managers rank communication skills (62%) and analytical skills (52%) as their top desired skills for new candidates, while IT pros cite cloud computing and security (64%), and risk assessment and management (40%) as top skills they believe are needed

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