How to become an exceptional security manager

Monday, 7 May 2007, 12:03 AM EST

How many of us work in computer security environments where basic security recommendations are not applied consistently? I think it is nearly impossible to find a company that consistently and universally applies basic security tenets. So, we have inconsistencies, cracks in the system, and bad things are allowed to occur. The very human nature of purposefully allowing inconsistency as a norm leads to below-average outcomes. Taking a personal and institutionalised interest in applying basic security principles consistently will mitigate more risk and lead to a more secure environment.

At Computerworld.

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