CSO serves enterprise security decision-makers and users with the critical information they need to stay ahead of the evolving threats and defend against criminal cyberattacks. With incisive content that addresses all security disciplines from risk management to network defense to fraud and data loss prevention, CSO offers unparalleled depth and insight to support key decisions and investments for IT security professionals.

As organizations continue to face security risks and obstacles that threaten their success, CSOs have elevated in importance and become more involved in security purchases and decisions. Top security executives rely on CSOonline.com and CSO executive programs to stay up-to-date on the security news, trends and best practices/solutions.


Our Audience, Your Target

Our audience is comprised of smart, loyal security executives looking for credible information to support and implement their security strategies. As security executive influence grows, CSO helps ensure they keep their finger on the pulse. CSOonline.com and CSO executive programs are two of the platforms CSO utilizes to maintain a relationship with its audience. Connect exclusively with key security decision-makers by engaging with this leading source.



What's Unique to CSO?


2017 U.S. State of Cybercrime Survey

Cybercrime remains a clear, present danger according to the latest findings recently collaborated on by CSO, Forcepoint, the U.S. Secret Service, and the CERT Division of Software Engineering Institute at Carnegie Mellon University.


CSO50 Conference + Awards

CSO’s annual national security conference is April 8-10, 2019 in Scottsdale, AZ. Join 200+ security decision-makers for three-days of peer interaction, engagement and networking. Become a sponsor today!



SecurIT is the place where senior decision-makers come to learn from peers and experts and explore information security solutions to enhance their security posture. Attendee Profile: 75+ senior IT/security leaders & business stakeholders at companies with 500+ employees.

Our Editorial Team

CSO’s editorial team has been producing award-winning content and serving the information needs of top security executives since 2002. Led by Executive Editor, Amy Bennett, CSO’s writers and editors understand the needs of their readers and consistently deliver content that shapes all aspects of security. As thought-leaders in the security industry, CSO helps security executives make better-informed business decisions. CSO’s editorial team provides support and information through feature articles, news coverage, analysis, how-to advice and research on everything security.

Amy Bennett, Executive Editor

Editorial Contacts

CSO is a digital-only property and our editorial team focuses on the security and tech trends currently facing our security decision-maker readers. Since this can evolve, we do not produce an editorial calendar. If you have a timely pitch that you would like the editorial team to consider, please contact the appropriate reporter on the CSO team.

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