Every CISO needs access to skilled legal counsel, a trusted advisor who can address the challenge of protecting enterprise and customer data as well as complying with an ever-growing maze of international industry and government mandates. Finding an attorney who understands the serious issues CISOs face can be a formidable task. Only a relative handful are knowledgeable in technology, security and privacy issues.
That’s a good reason for CISOs to participate in the hiring of a general counsel (GC). The following five questions will help CISOs cut through the candidate crowd and find the legal counsel who’s best equipped to help your organization and its customers and business partners stay safe and secure.