In these tough times CFOs’ are going to demand between 20% - 50% budget cuts across all functions, including #cybersecurity. In a recession the parsimonious #CISO will prevail by demonstrating the value they bring, to make it real every single day. In a recession what brings value are sales and cost reductions. Sales and productivty boosts the top line. Cost reductions and efficiency, things like firing the #CISO, help the bottom line.