CISO: Most beleaguered corporate job

The chief information security officer may be the most beleaguered title in retail today, under pressure not just to protect a retailer's systems, but to navigate public relations if and when something goes wrong.

"We're like sheep waiting to be slaughtered," David Jordan, CISO for Arlington County in Virginia, told the New York Times. "We all know what our fate is when there's a significant breach. This job is not for the fainthearted." Story