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Feb 13 2017   4:39PM GMT

CISO

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The CISO (chief information security officer) is a senior-level executive responsible for developing and implementing an information security program, which includes procedures and policies designed to protect enterprise communications, systems and assets from both internal and external threats. Continued…

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Today’s CISO needs interpersonal skills in order to _________ others in the boardroom to support their cybersecurity vision.
A. convince
B. persuade
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