CISO Stress: Life Inside the Perimeter

CISO Stress: Life Inside the Perimeter

The "human factor" has become a key discussion point in the cyber security community; the humans behind both threats and security have been sorely overlooked. Even the CISO, the conductor at the head of every security team, has been an elusive figure.

Nominet interviewed 400 CISOs and 400 C-Suite executives on the challenges of the CISOs role in pursuit to better understand the CISO - their role, their pain-points, what keeps them up at night. Having to balance the responsibility for fighting increasingly sophisticated threats and communicating their business case effectively to the board, has put them under strain.

Download this research report to discover:

  • The drivers and impact of stress on the mental health and personal lives of CISOs
  • Why CISOs say they'd give us £7.5k ($10k) of salary for a better work-life balance, whilst 97% of the board says they want CISOs to deliver even more value
  • The support needed from the board to ensure CISOs are well equipped

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