Blog

Blog

One Last Time ...

By: Christina Southern on May 4, 2016 8:01:47 AM
Find me on:

“Please let this serve as the last time #infosec and #ROI are used in the same sentence. It's just not the way it works nor good KPI,” Tweets info security guru Aaron Lancaster (aka TekLinks’ Information Security Team Lead).

Aaron’s tweet comes in reaction to a CIO story on IT leaders picking prolancaster ROI blogductivity over security at a surprising rate.

CIO based much of its info on a report in which 350 IT pros were surveyed to gauge top security concerns for 2016 and how confident IT leaders are when it comes to cybersecurity issues.

“For business leaders, the biggest motivation for implementing new process, procedures, or expanding budgets boils down to how much money they can make on the initiative,” says CIO. And 54 percent of the surveyed IT professionals have low confidence in their company's ability to demonstrate the ROI of security.

To that we humbly quip, “Exactly.”

Security has nothing to do with a company making money (ROI) and everything to do minimizing losses. Think insurance.

Join the #infosec and #TekLinksTalk conversation with @aarondlancaster and @TekLinks on Twitter.

 


WHO IS TEKLINKS? A national leader in cloud computing, managed services, engineering services, and value-added resale. We’re a team of expert techies and business professionals who are passionate about building valuable relationships and getting things done right. Simply put: We make IT work for business. Learn more at TekLinks.com

Topics: Business Tech, Security


CONSIDER IT MANAGED. C Spire Business is the nation’s first full-stack managed solutions provider, capable of offering advanced connectivity, cloud, software, hardware, communications, professional services, cybersecurity, business continuity, and technology support in a single, seamless IT solution portfolio. The result is smarter. Faster. More secure. From desktop to data center, we meet you wherever you are and take on your biggest technology challenges.