Information security in an ever-changing threat landscape

Authored by: Matthew Lagana

The Routledge Companion to Risk, Crisis and Security in Business

Print publication date:  June  2018
Online publication date:  June  2018

Print ISBN: 9781138643109
eBook ISBN: 9781315629520
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The disciplines within the field of information security have certainly changed over the years as the threats facing organizations have evolved and become much more complex. Traditional security models with heavy emphasis on ‘the perimeter’ would focus on getting into the fort through the doors and windows; however, that’s no longer enough. As the lines of demarcation for the perimeter have vanished, today’s security programs must recognize that threats can come from anywhere. With that, the right mix of skilled professionals, technology, security policies, disciplined practices and strong user awareness are needed to effectively defend against the threat landscape.

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