I made this video to address a common misconception. Believe it or not, there are people still under the impression that Information Security is the job of the Information Technology personnel.

Key Points;

  • Information Technology and Information Security have conflicting roles.
  • It is the goal of IT to keep things running while it is the goal of Information Security to keep them secure.
  • IT professionals typically do not have specialized security knowledge and often do things that pose a risk to the organization.
  • A good cybersecurity initiative will always be separate of Information Technology