Strategic risk analysis is key to ensure customer trust in product, customer-facing app security

CISOs are no longer only responsible for the cybersecurity of systems used internally. In many organizations they also focus on securing products and public-facing applications, and one way to do this well is through risk assessment.

Assessing risk requires identifying baseline security criteria around key elements such as customer contracts and regulatory requirements, Neil Lappage, partner at LeadingEdgeCyber and ISACA member, tells CSO. “From the start, you’ve got things you’re committed to such as requirements in customer contracts and regulatory requirements and you have to work within those parameters. And you need to understand who your interested parties are, the stakes they’ve got in the game, and the security objectives.”

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