For many professionals in information security, there comes a time when the promotions stop coming at a predictable pace. For most, this happens at the upper end of middle management. This is the point when simple technical competence is no longer enough to earn the next bump in pay. Something more is needed to join the ranks of the executives up in the C suite. There are still many companies of decent size that do not employ a CISO (heck, Target didn’t hire a CISO until two years ago). What that means is a talented manager could be tapped to fill the role if the need was made clear. Here are some ideas on doing this.
Top 5 ways to make the leap from management to executive:
Of course, there are many paths to the executive suite but most involve making relationships and becoming invaluable to your organization.
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