For far too many IT pros, the battle to show executives the value of caring about your security systems is an uphill one. The top brass sees security as a cost-center and one it can’t afford, end of discussion.
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.