How to Articulate the Value of Information Security to Senior Management?

  • Date 21 Nov 2019 - Thursday

How to Articulate the Value of Information Security to Senior Management?

21 Nov 2019, 15:40 - 16:30

Track 3: Cybersecurity leadership & development

One of the major challenges is presenting IS value or the return on security investment (ROSI). This session aims to provide elements allowing CISOs to design a security reports for the needs of supervision and annual review by senior executives.

After this session you will be able to:

  • Understand the importance of a security reporting system for CEOs, CIOs and CFOs. Understand the imperatives of business-oriented communication and decision-making by non-specialists.
  • Define the basic elements of a security reporting system and the key indicators that such a report must include.
  • Develop an information security report template and a Key Points Indicator (KPI) to produce relevant reports.
  • Provide strategic indicators that senior executives understand allowing effective communication of the value of security to decision-makers and stakeholders.



  • Andrej Volchkov




    Andrej VOLCHKOV is an independent consultant in the field of information security governance and program management. He has 30 years of experience as...

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