Three-quarters of senior leaders at companies think that IT security is a necessary cost of doing business. And they seem to prefer a “I don’t care, just get it done” mentality to being active partners in security.
Getting regular employees to obey IT’s security policies is tough enough. But things get even more difficult when dealing with executives – who, as it turns out, are making plenty of security mistakes on their own.
IT pros often complain that management doesn’t understand the true impact of lax security. But a recent survey shows why some of the blame may lay with IT itself.
IT pros know the drill: Offering security training for end users is critical because it’s often their mistakes that lead to data breaches. But too often, companies don’t focus their security awareness efforts where it has the biggest impact:
IT often has a tough job convincing executives to get behind data security measures. Here are some statistics that might help show management why protecting information is important.