CISOs will likely face tighter IT security budgets

Monday - 7/18/2011, 6:30pm EDT

Cybersecurity budgets may be shrinking like other budgets, Government Computer News reports.

That means many chief information security officers may have to develop strategies for limited or reduced funding. (ISC)2 compiled 8 ideas for CISOs to consider as budgets tighten.

Increased efficiency is at the top of the list. (ISC)2 also recommends CISOs should develop and document processes, such as reporting under FISMA, and milestones tracking.

Becoming knowledgeable about the budget process also made the list. The ability to respond quickly to funding opportunities is the key to budgetary success, (ISC)2 said.

For all 8 ideas, click here.

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