Successful leaders know that sometimes the way to maintain or regain momentum is to take a tactical pause. It's time to take a step back, survey the situation, and make sure available budget and resources are both aligned with the needs of the business and focused on producing the most value.
Consider if a tactical pause is necessary by asking and answering three often-overlooked, important questions:Can you quickly list the top 3 priorities for the security team? Not 5, 10, or more. The top 3. How are those priorities aligned to the business?If established at the beginning of the year (or earlier, based on budgeting), are the priorities still the best place to focus between now and the end of the year?