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People-Centric Security Challenges Require Careful Planning

Published: 07 March 2013

ID: G00248086

Analyst(s): Rob McMillan


A people-centric security approach places more personal responsibility on individual employees for the protection of information, in return for a reduction in preventative controls. Organizations must consider a range of issues before switching, because consequences of failure may be serious.

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  • Key Challenges



  • Organizations Must Carefully Plan an Effective Culture Change Program
  • Organizations Must Review Workplace Agreements to Ensure That They Are Legally Adequate
  • Organizations Must Ensure That Their PCS Approach Maintains Their Required Standard of Due Care
  • Organizations Must Prepare to Invest in Monitoring for Leading Indicators of Risk

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