CISO Transition Plan
Maturing the Company’s Security Program
As a new CISO enters a company, it is crucial to establish a robust security program by following a structured transition plan. This plan consists of pre-onboarding, the first 30 days, 60 days, and 90 days phases, with specific goals and actions to ensure a smooth transition and a secure company infrastructure.
Pre-Onboarding: Preparation by reviewing current security policies and researching industry best practices and regulations.
First 30 Days: Assess security posture, identify gaps, and initiate stakeholder engagement.
60 & 90 Days: Develop a roadmap, prioritize and implement improvements, and establish a continuous improvement process.
During the pre-onboarding phase, the new CISO will prepare for the role by reviewing existing security policies and procedures at the company, researching industry best practices, and understanding relevant laws and regulations. This phase will enable the new CISO to hit the ground run…
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