Cybercrime wins, CEOs lose

Cyber Security is a whole of business exercise.   it cannot just be delegated to the IT department because that is where the tech is.   Management need to realise that you can do everything right and still get breached.

That being said, getting management to understand that cyber security is a holistic process with different facets is a even harder.   The delegation of responsibility to the IT department is similar to washing their hands of the problem and moving on.   The CEO has to be involved all of the way through the process, asking the RIGHT questions, defining the risks and motivating his staff.

With new compliance requirements in the pipeline all over the world, CEOs, managers and owners are clearly in the firing line.

Against a persistent and  insidious enemy they definitely have a fight on their hands.   Developing better tactics is paramount in the WAR.

Cybercrime wins, CEOs lose

Roger Smith, is an educator. Teaching students at ADFA (UNSW) and showing them how vulnerable they are to cybercrime.

He is also CEO at R & I ICT Consulting Services Pty Ltd, an Amazon #1 author on Cybercrime and founder of the SME Security Framework. He is a Consultant who specialises in inexpensive and highly effective security strategies for small and medium businesses and not for profit organisations.

He has developed and authored the SME Security Framework and the Security Policy Training Course which are considered to be the definitive guides to helping SME's protect their organisation using the principles of Technology, Management, Adaptability and Compliance.