How You Can BeefBy Larry Dignan | Posted 2004-05-28 Email Print
Modernizing Authentication — What It Takes to Transform Secure Access
You may have to vouch for your information security in the not-too-distant future as regulators get restless over cyber-attacks.Up Cybesecurity"> HOW YOU CAN BEEF UP CYBERSECURITY
PUT SOMEONE IN CHARGE
Make one executive accountable, whether it's your existing chief security officer or some other high-level manager.
Develop clear policies and procedures governing securityand how you share data.
ENFORCE THOSE POLICIES
Have the executive in charge ensure compliance through regular audits.
Identify the most secure data center and network in your companyand start with that as your standard for all business units.
OPEN YOUR EYES
Watch legislation closely and lobby for changes you need or want.
--Tom Steinert-Threlkeld contributed to this report.