Five Ways to Sell Management on Security

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Like any other good business plan, a strategic long-term security roadmap is essential. Most upper-level management types don’t understand bits and bytes, but they do understand risk and the financial impact on the business. Bring a prioritized set of risks to their attention, whether it be short-term or long-term. Focus on the impact to the business, not how your new system or technology will work. 

As you know, security is often seen as a tradeoff with business agility. But it doesn't have to be. When practiced correctly, information security shouldn't slow down the business, but actually complement it and even improve agility. This slideshow features five tips, identified by AlgoSec, on how to make sure management buys into your information security program.

 

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