Information Technology professionals and researchers have been at the forefront of fending off an ever growing and menacing intrusion into organizationsí data and assets. They have de facto responsibility for securing their organizationís business and data, and have to do so with limited resources. Cyber security is a global issue that is increasingly recognized by policy makers, government official, Business Owners and many more, thus further enhancing the responsibilities thrust upon cyber security professionals and researchers.
As data and information are the most significant assets of an enterprise, it is essential that executives and board members recognize that cyber security is not just an IT issue, but rather a business concern that affects everybody. Therefore, it is theirs to manage.