The security blame game: Who should be held accountable for a breach?

IT Pro Today

With the ever increasing threat of cybercrime knocking on one’s door, many large organisations are reliant on IT security teams to protect their vast network from attack. As many Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) will attest, the larger the network, the more complicated the job. According to Gartner more than 95 per cent of firewall breaches will be caused by firewall misconfiguration, not firewall flaws.