We see the headlines too often, another company's information systems have been breached and sensitive data has been stolen. Sony, Anthem, Home Depot, Yahoo, Target, and many, many others are recent examples. Industry experts are predicting that 2016 will be even worse. And when such a breach occurs the damage is devastating... the company image and credibility is damaged, loss of customers, huge financial impact, and typically the CEO and CIO are fired.
So, why does this problem continue?... Most companies are not doing cybersecurity the right way.
To address your cybersecurity the right way you need to properly assess your vulnerabilities and capabilities. The following points address some common missteps and misconceptions, and provide tips for doing it the right way.
Do IT the right way... the right Cybersecurity is vital for your company's future and your future.
Mark Johnson is President of Xtrii. He has more than 30 years of experience as a proven CEO, CIO, CTO, and proven Technology Advisor to companies around the world. Xtrii helps companies assess and address their risks, and get more value out of their Information Technology.
Mark Johnson is the Chief Executive at Xtrii. He has been an award-winning, global CIO, CTO, and business leader for more than 25 years. For more details visit his LinkedIn profile or follow him on Twitter @johnsonme.