The information security basics have been well-known for years — decades if you go back to the security and privacy principles discussed in James Martin’s book, “Security, Accuracy, and Privacy in Computer Systems,” published way back in 1973.
The choice starts with you and ultimately ends up in the hands of management. Every choice that is made in IT either moves your organization closer to information security or further away from information security. The time is right. What’s it going to be?
Kevin Beaver is an information security consultant, expert witness, author and professional speaker with Principle Logic, LLC. With over 21 years of experience in the industry, he specializes in performing independent security assessments revolving around minimizing information risks. He has authored/co-authored eight books on information security including “Hacking For Dummies.” In addition, he’s the creator of the Security On Wheels information security audio books and blog providing security learning for IT professionals on the go. Contact him at www.principlelogic.com and follow him on Twitter at @kevinbeaver.