Getting Management Buy-in for Information Security

According to the Ponemon Institute’s fifth annual “State of Endpoint Risk” report, 41 percent of companies reported that they experience more than 50 malware attacks per month, 44 percent report a major increase in the number of incidents, and seventy-one percent said security threats have become more difficult to manage.

https://www.lumension.com/Lumension/media/graphics/Resources/2014-state-of-the-endpoint/2014-State-of-the-Endpoint-Whitepaper-Lumension.pdf

That means it’s essential that you take serious steps to mitigate that risk, but other than deluging them with such statistics, how do you get management on your side? There are some good tips for that in the feature article by Andrew Baker in this month’s WServer News. Check it out here (scroll down past the “MailBag” section):

http://www.wservernews.com/archives/2014-02-10.htm

 

 

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