A Gartner® Guide: “The CISO’s Guide to Your First 100 Days”

Starting a new job is always a bit daunting, especially in an executive leadership role. But with a solid roadmap, you can make sure you start off on the right foot and set yourself (and your new organization) up for success. In this piece, Gartner offers expert guidance for chief information security officers looking to make the most of their first 100 days on the job.

Best practices include:

  • Establish a personal brand of leadership
    Win trust in your credibility as a leader, and elevate security’s internal brand

  • Lay the foundation for a defensible security program
    Understand your security’s current maturity level and implement visible improvements

Communicate your vision with leadership and staff
Show how your staff fit into your vision, and how that vision supports business outcomes

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Gartner, The CISO’s Guide to Your First 100 Days, By William Candrick, Sam Olyaei, Tom Scholtz, 24 May 2021
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