Beat the Cybersecurity Skills Shortage
Though the conventional wisdom says that rising cybersecurity threats requires larger IT security teams, experts these days are vouching for a “leaner” approach.
And organizations leaning toward the leaner approach must observe digital business security principles:
- Evolve security teams from being protectors of all infrastructure and data into facilitators of risk-based decisions throughout the organization.
- Fully integrate security practices into the fabric of the organization, rather than bolting them on and enforcing them through a centralized security function.
- Share accountability for protecting enterprise resources with business process, application and data owners — no longer is the security team solely responsible.
Gartner’s experts recommend tips to build an effective lean team: