As business leaders, it’s easy to think about cybersecurity (and all of IT risk management, for that matter) as something that the “IT people” should just handle for you. If you’re part of a large organization, maybe you have a CISO that you’ve designated as “ultimately accountable” for information security in your company. If you have a smaller business or organization, it’s possible that you think that your IT manager (or maybe even your provider) is supposed to take care of it all.
Twenty-first century information technology has been a failure.
I don’t mean to imply that companies like Amazon, Google and Apple haven’t done amazing things with technology that have transformed our lives. Those companies, along with others viewed by many as more “old-school” in nature such as Microsoft and IBM, have truly changed our world. Twenty-first century information technology has been a failure.