As a framework in your business, governing your IT effectively helps ensure your organisation’s IT infrastructure supports and enables the corporate strategies and objectives.
But problems can arise that constantly affect critical functions within your IT:
Your staff are constantly faced with issues that threaten your organisation’s security
Leron Zinatullin, author of The Psychology of Information Security, found that employees often struggle to comply with information security best practices. This is because they don’t fully understand what they are and what they’re protecting, they don’t perceive it as a major priority, or the organisation’s security mechanisms are too unrealistic against their basic requirements. Find out more >>
Due care is not always taken with IT and information
High-quality, reliable information is central to many financial deals to help analyse financials, customer base and other key business indicators used during the actual due diligence review.
But IT can be the skeleton in the closet – where an information or data asset turns into a liability that costs more than anticipated. Hidden costs can include licensing, maintenance, ongoing projects and support, incompatible systems or uncooperative staff/outsource providers. Find out more >>
Difficulty with securing your web apps
The term ‘web application security’ usually conjures up thoughts of the more well-known attack vectors, such as SQL injection and cross-site scripting. But the reality is that web application security is not just about the application, but about the ‘web’ too. Exploitation of web application platform and protocol implementation is becoming more common and, ultimately, is far more likely to produce the result desired by attackers. Find out more >>
Solve fundamental IT issues within your business
Solve critical IT issues within your business with the help of the Fundamentals Series Bundle.
- Understand the psychology behind information security with an insightful look at human behaviour
- Build a secure culture within the workplace
- Review IT in due diligence
- Select the best two-factor authentication method
- Defend and protect your web applications