It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity…” Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

In his latest SecurtyWeek article, CORE Security's CEO, Mark Hatton, discusses budget issues facing IT departments in 2014.

Given the state of budget discussions in Washington and the fact that at the time I am writing this we are in the midst of the first government shutdown since President Clinton’s first term, this quote seemed not only appropriate, but spot on.

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Budget discussions are a tricky thing and can create a great deal of angst when you have more than one party competing for a finite dollar amount. These deliberations are not  the domain of the government alone, tough budget discussions take place every day across businesses, non-profit organizations, academic institutions and on the home front. And, because budgets are at the forefront of everyone’s mind at the moment both due to current news cycles and that it’s the time of year when everyone is pulling together thoughts and priorities for 2014, it seemed logical to take a look at budget discussions for security.

To read the full article, please follow this link:  http://www.securityweek.com/ensuring-right-security-budget-2014

Mark Hatton, President, CEO