IT Governance, Risk, and Compliance

May 17 2011   9:18PM GMT

Effective Employment Practices for Protecting IT – Part IV

Robert Davis Robert Davis Profile: Robert Davis

Usually, it is easier to purchase an automated solution addressing IT control practices than to change an entity’s culture. Nevertheless; even the most secure system will not achieve a significant degree of protection if utilized by “ill-informed, untrained, careless or indifferent personnel.” Thus, all entity employees should be instructed in practicing due care and due diligence of information assets. Furthermore, a well structured IT function, staffed with appropriately qualified individuals, forms the foundation for high-quality performance and is the basis for providing positive safeguarding assurance to interested parties.

View Part I of the Effective Employment Practices for Protecting IT series here

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