target audience: TECH BUYER  Publication date: Feb 2023 - Document type: IDC Perspective - Doc  Document number: # EUR150239523

The 3D CISO: Archetypes for the Modern Chief Information Security Officer


  • Duncan Brown Loading
  • Joel Stradling Loading
  • David Clemente Loading
  • Shilpi Handa Loading


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Table of Contents

  • Executive Snapshot

    • Figure: Executive Snapshot: The 3D CISO

  • Situation Overview

    • Overview

    • Security in Three Dimensions

    • Figure: The Three Dimensions for a New CISO Archetype

    • The Security Plane

    • Figure: The Security Plane

    • The Business Plane

    • Figure: The Business Plane

    • The Digital Plane

    • Figure: The Digital Plane

    • The Three Planes in Practice: CISO Archetypes

    • The Security Stalwart (Security Plane–Focused)

    • The Business Envoy (Business Plane–Focused)

    • Example

    • The Digital Disciple (Digital Plane–Focused)

    • Example

    • The Risk Mitigator (Combined Security and Business Focus)

    • Example

    • The Innovation Enabler (Combined Security and Digital Focus)

    • Example

    • The Digital Business Evangelist (Combined Business and Digital Focus)

    • Example

    • The C-Suite CISO (The All-Rounder)

    • Example

  • Advice for the Technology Buyer

    • For Current and Aspiring CISOs

    • For Organizations Looking to Appoint a CISO

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    • Related Research

    • Synopsis