How CISOs Can Improve Security On A Shoestring

Forbes

Dick Wilkinson

In the last year, the pandemic has impacted the global economy and has taken a toll on operating expenses for every government agency and private business. As budgets are reduced, the IT sector is directly impacted, and security is often the first thing to go when slashing budgets in the IT space.

As the CISO of an organization, your responsibility is to anticipate the change in budget and still find ways to improve the security posture of your program. There are many tools that the security leader can use to improve security without spending a dime. Here are some of the strategies that could be incorporated into your plans for 2021 regardless of how much money you have to spend.

1. Cross-train. Let the knowledge and skills in your organization flow...

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