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Information Security A Practical Guide: Bridging the Gap between IT and Management by Tom Mooney

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CHAPTER 6: GETTING BUY-IN FROM YOUR PEERS

Rationale: Lots of books discuss how to get management buy-in. In the context of this book you already have management buy-in because they’re either reading this book or you’ve been employed by management and they’re paying your wages. Often it is other IT professionals who need to be won over. They often see security as a barrier and look to go around that barrier rather than engage properly with security. Any good security professional must have buy-in from their peers, as without it you cannot implement effective security controls.

Content: This chapter discusses how to get buy-in from your peers so they understand the security risks to their system and how you can help them. This can be done by showing ...

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