Security Needs More Joe The Plumbers, Fewer Geeks
This article from CSO Online Magazine argues that too much of the security focus is in the hands of the techies, and not enough in the hands of the wider workforce.
Companies continue to leave too much of their security apparatus in the hands of geeks in the IT department and not enough in the hands of the wider workforce. Until that changes, enterprises will continue to have gaping holes in their data defenses.
That's one of the main messages from a panel discussion on the 2008 Global State of Security Survey, held at the offices of PricewaterhouseCoopers in Boston Tuesday. CSO and PricewaterhouseCoopers recently released the results of the survey, where 7,097 business and technology executives worldwide shared their security troubles...
Interesting. But it is actually true when you consider that security is generally improved when the general population is more aware.