The Trickle-Down Effect on Security Professionals

There seem to be a lot of “trickle down” theories bouncing around. We have trickle down in marketing that says high-end consumer goods will reach a price-point comfortable enough for the masses to afford. Can you say iPhone? Trickle-down theory in the...

“We have not seen a significant increase of incidents within the organization. For the past several years, the security department has developed a proactive approach to internal security by providing security assessments and recommendations and identifying potential security weaknesses before they are exploited,” one security director told me. “Additionally, training provided to our managers and supervisors, equipment installations and upgrades, such as strategically placed surveillance, has been a deterrent.”

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