IT Security Should Embrace Risk Management (Dark Reading)

Protecting a company's IT can be an impossible task without risk management strategies.

The organizations providing IT security have too few professionals and too many systems to cover, according to Dark Reading. Older methods of preventing breaches and malware infections aren’t sufficient, experts warn, and thus security organizations need to incorporate risk management into their process.

Taking cost-efficient approaches to threats helps companies evaluate what they should and shouldn’t be protecting, the piece argues. Risk management practices help put IT issues into the framework of the bigger picture of the business. But according to Pierluigi Stella, chief technology officer of Network Box USA, these changes are only effective if they come from the C-suite.

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