Thursday, 28 February 2013

Video: C|CISO by EC-Council


What is a CISO?

CISO stands for Chief Information Security Officer and is a title given to those responsible for the IT security and are at the highest level of that field.

EC-Council released its C|CISO accreditation to develop skills in executing an information security management strategy in alignment with organisational goals.
CISO - Certified Chief Information Security Officer

“CISO equips information security leaders with tools to protect against security breaches by actively improving the current information technology security solutions, enforcing regulatory requirements and aligning IS with the strategic needs and goals of their business. This skill set enables the CISO to be the best guardian of their organization’s digital assets.”

Benefits of becoming a certified CISO

Getting a CISO certification will make you stand out from others in the competitive ranks of senior IS Professionals. CISO provides your employers with the assurance that as a CISO certified executive leader, you possess the proven skills, knowledge and experience to plan and oversee information security for the whole company.

CISO is regarded as the highest title within the information security profession.

Jay Bavisi, the President of EC-Council, talks about the CISO credential and why it's becoming a vital certification for organisations to have in order to protect their systems. Watch below.

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“CISO is a unique designation that has been designed in cooperation with industry leaders to identify a solid blend of functional and executive IT job roles and skill requirements.” Jay Bavisi, President of EC-Council.

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