Despite what many advertisements and salespeople would like you to think, you don’t need to (and in many cases shouldn’t) spend a fortune on security tools to achieve a robust cybersecurity program. Some tools are essential, such as a ticketing tool or Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) system, but the best security programs are built off the employees that run the business. Without their support and understanding, even the most secure system or software suite could be brought tumbling down with little effort.
Every member of an organization with access to computers or data is a potential source of compromise and a potential source of system failure. Almost every component, system, or workflow, down to the fundamental building blocks of society, rely on the fair and accurate participation of those involved in it. Accordingly, any deviance, whether intentional or not, from this set state…