Only a few breaches occur because attackers targeted a specific organization using sophisticated methods. About 90% of of problems are caused by failure to maintain IT hygiene. It’s a basic, foundational step that is often overlooked but could have disastrous consequences for the business.
Darren Death, the CISO of ASRC Federal, talked to Task Force 7 Radio’s George Rettas about a host of security issues: from hackers sitting comfortably waiting for the next unpatched server, security professionals getting along with their organizations’ IT departments, companies accumulating technical debt, building a tech infrastructure where security is not an afterthought but right there from the beginning, having tech-related business conversations with other units of the organization, and seeing compliance not as something to tick off a list but to strengthen resiliency.
Click here for a recording of the show, where Death’s interview begins at approximately 9:15.