Why security comes last

IT managers face a dilemma. The foundation work that's essential for effective network security is inherently boring.

IT managers face a dilemma. The foundation work that's essential for effective network security is inherently boring.

Change and implementing completely new systems are much more exciting and are more likely to attract funding and C-level support.

Chris Wood, regional director for Australia and New Zealand at security vendor Sourcefire, explains the problem with an IT-themed adaptation of psychologist Abraham Maslow's hierarchy of human needs in this video.

Listen to the complete interview with Chris Wood in this week's Patch Monday podcast.