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RyanSepe,
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10/15/2018 | 9:29:44 AM
An unhealthy work environment (Brand Reputation)
Historically, Information Security has been seen as the NO police. This poor brand reputation of the department makes other departments less agreeable towards collaboration. As security professionals we understand that if security is not ingrained in development of apps, processes, etc that it is less effective and more reactive then proactive. This is starting to change but I would say no where close to where it needs to be to make for a comfortable work environment.
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RyanSepe,
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10/15/2018 | 9:25:30 AM
Lack of IT security prioritization
The Security field has been changing in a more positive fashion but its still not to the point where I would consider the Security field ideal. More companies are taking an interest in security, but if you don't have a CISO that has a seat at the table it seems to take a band-aid approach and doesn't align with best practices. In this way it is very difficult to prioritize security based endeavors.


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