With emerging technologies that must be controlled, the demand to align business risk with security is growing. As such, the IT role is being reinvented under our feet, and those who function more like a CIO will rule the world.
The ability by organizations to collect mountains of data offers a dream scenario for hackers, but if managed properly, large volumes of information also can present IT staff with unique and valuable insight into an organization's security posture.
IT professionals wishing to protect their systems from sophisticated attacks are receiving mixed messages of how to combat the problem. Their confusion is understandable, but the most important takeaway message is to not accept failure.
The automotive industry is just one vertical whose supply chain heavily relies on communications and document exchanges. But it must be careful that, in an effort to shave costs, security is not sacrificed.