10 Critical Responsibilities of the Cybersecurity Manager

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Map out the Security Incident Response Program

Every organization should have a well-defined and documented plan of action to put into place if a security incident does occur. The cybersecurity manager should ensure that this program is tested throughout the organization and that every high-level manager knows his or her duties during such an incident.

With all of the recent high-profile security breaches taking place, it is critical that business leaders from organizations of all sizes analyze their security posture and processes. For many organizations, this task falls on the cybersecurity manager.

A cybersecurity manager serves as the expert on cybersecurity protection, detection, response and recovery. A cybersecurity manager's responsibilities will vary tremendously based on the size of the team and the industry, but there are still a number of functions this individual will be tasked with.

Compiled by BitSight Technologies, this slideshow offers 10 critical responsibilities every cybersecurity manager must consider.

 

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