Understand the basic security concepts and use of security policy and procedures.
The Gartner Group expects that negligence suits and regulatory penalties that target careless security practices will begin to proliferate in the United States as early as 2003. The potential liability for organizations due to insufficient security precautions cannot currently be appreciated. The only way to protect your organization from such litigation is to plan ahead.
The CSI/FBI Computer Crime and Security Survey of March 2001, places the average loss per organization from security breaches at $2,031,337, with 186 organizations reporting $377,828,700 in financial losses. These organizations represented a cross section of industries and security ...