CISOs must continually do more with limited financial and human capital. This challenge is becoming more difficult as the attack surface expands, and as cost optimization becomes more critical.
To this end, a majority of security leaders (61%) report that outcome-based objectives are helping them better allocate security spending, according to the Cisco 2020 CISO Benchmark Report. Use of this method is up 10% from the 2019 survey.
What does this mean in practical terms? To achieve sought-after outcomes, organizations should: