Survey: Information security disconnected from management

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In a large number of businesses, there is a large gulf between IT and management when it comes to sharing information. In a recent study, two thirds of IT professionals said they failed to communicate security risks and 59% don’t report all of the facts to management. This is in part due to poor communication between the sectors because oftentimes, management isn’t interested in hearing about these risks if they don?t compliment the goals of the business in a positive manner. Regardless, it is very important that IT professionals give this information to management to avoid unnecessary risks.

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