BISO is an acronym for Business Information Security Officer. A Business Information Security Officer is a senior position within an organization that is tasked with bridging security strategies with overall business strategies. Specifically, the role of a BISO is to communicate how security directly affects a company’s bottom line and to encourage security best practices throughout all departments in an effort to improve business processes as a whole.
|Focus||Overall cybersecurity program for the organization||Cybersecurity for a specific business unit or department|
|Responsibilities||Set security strategy, develop and implement security policies and procedures, manage the security team, and respond to security incidents.||Work with the CISO to develop and implement security policies and procedures tailored to their business unit's needs to ensure compliance with cybersecurity regulations.|
|Reporting structure||Typically reports to the CEO or another senior executive||May report to the CISO or a different senior executive|