According to Cisco’s 2015 Annual Security Report, 91 percent of companies have an executive with direct responsibility for security, but only 29 percent of them have a Chief Information Security Officer.
The enterprise is facing a dangerous combination of mounting cybersecurity threats of increasing subtlety, and a widening gap in the skills required to identify and combat them. Having someone that knows how to lead the charge in identifying and analyzing threats, creating strategic security plans and ensuring compliance, requires the right level of expertise is essential. (http://darkmatters.norsecorp.com/2015/06/17/securing-your-future-with-a-virtual-ciso/)
Do You Have the Right Person for the Job?