Security is now a CEO and board level issue. Audit and compliance are close behind. Reducing and mitigating business risk is at the core of these functions. Cybersecurity and protection from hacking should be absolute priority since they can have an extreme impact on your business.
Availability of Big Data, Digitization and other new trends also play a crucial role. Data brings new obligations for a company with regards to privacy. Implementation of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) should be high on the list of priorities for CIOs.