Why business leaders must be security leaders

Why do many boards leave IT security primarily to security technicians, and why can’t techies convince their boards to spend scarce cash on protecting stakeholder information? We offer guidance on how to close the IT security governance gap.

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The advanced persistent threat (APT) is the professional criminal that spends months planning a heist by casing out the location and learning the behaviours of its target. Then, once inside, they continue to siphon off valuables for themselves

While some risks and their impacts are well understood, information security risks — and the severity and suddenness of their impact — remain tough to conceptualise for many.

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