by Kelly Jackson Higgins
Of course, looming overhead is a weak economy that continues to squeeze IT and security organizations. Core Security's Kellermann points out that in this economic climate, businesses are often inclined to outsource more of their IT operations and use more managed services -- namely cheaper, offshore providers, which can pose additional security risks. "The problem with economic situations is they exacerbate the cybersecurity issue," he says.
Kellermann says he hopes the president's speech will serve as a wake-up call for companies to better weave security into their IT strategy. "It's not about building a house on the Internet anymore...it's how you can maintain the integrity and resilience of that house now," he says.
Source: Dark Reading