Forrester's study says it appears evident that North American security teams have greater responsibilities in general than their European counterparts. They are responsible more of the time for third-party security, threat and vulnerability management, fraud management and identity and access management. The growing workload means CISOs in North America "have less time to mature their security organizations," and they "struggle to keep up with emerging technologies and threats" and may find it "difficult to address risk across the extended enterprise."
Ellen Messmer is senior editor at Network World, an IDG publication and website, where she covers news and technology trends related to information security. Twitter: @MessmerE. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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