CHAPTER 9: APRIL - LINKING INFOSEC WITH INFOGOV

A linguistic journey to information governance

As we’ve established, the information security industry loves its acronyms and abbreviations, so in this instance we have InfoSec for information security, and for information governance we have InfoGov.

As an ISM you need to be thinking more broadly, as this is the trajectory at the moment. Information security begets information assurance begets information governance. If we are truly protecting information assets, holistically, this is where we will end up. So, be prepared to think more widely than your current scope of understanding, and do a lot of reading and extra learning.

We have seen other acronyms in our space, including GRC (governance, ...

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