In an article focusing on how organizations can stay lean and secure, @iiamit explains: “Security is becoming more than an engineering exercise. Culture and education of security is a necessity in a modern organization. Without it, we are bound to fail.”

“Scaling up a corporate security department can be an exercise in futility. These organizations need to cover multiple areas of expertise, from classic IT security to physical security, compliance, regulation, secure coding, incident handling and legal/privacy, all while facing the need to run lean.”

Read this article to discover how getting to the root cause of vulnerabilities helps leverage your best assets and employees to protect your organization from future breaches.

What steps have you taken to create an internal team of security champions to support your security strategy? The idea is to create “front-line support”. @iiamit writes, “These advocates know their businesses better than any of my security engineers could, and they are deeply embedded in their organization’s culture. And, as a result, they can provide the best context for security decisions. Our role is to equip them with our services and security expertise.”

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