IDG Contributor Network: Instilling a security-driven culture, from Chicken Little to the Hot Stove Syndrome
It’s 2018, so there’s practically a new breach, vulnerability or some other security-related emergency in the news daily. Given the stakes and risks, you’d think that driving a culture of security and fraud awareness would be easy. However, in many cases, it has become more of a challenge than ever before.
Now, of course, if you happen to be in a regulated industry – healthcare, government, or financial industries, for example – you have a significant advantage. Security, and building a culture that supports it, isn’t optional. And there are significant, if not detrimental, financial and legal, penalties for not complying. But, for the rest of us who lack that mandate, we may have obstacles to clear to build that culture.