Chief information security officers (CISOs) are overwhelmed with too many security projects. This was the recurring theme at this year’s Gartner Security Risk Management Summit. With the digital transformation market expected to reach $493 billion by 2022 at a 19.1% CAGR, the current pace of digital initiatives is bringing security discussions to the forefront of business planning. What process should a CISO use to select from a list of many security priorities?
During his talk on the top 10 security projects for 2018, Gartner VP and Distinguished Analyst Neil MacDonald advised to focus on projects that reduce the most amount of risk and have the largest business impact. And number one on the list of security priorities is PAM.