The Operational Manager – Enemy or Hero of Secure Business Practice?

  • Wendy Goucher


This paper will investigate the role of the non-IT manager in information security. He can, for example, be the reason why sensitive work is carried out on the move and security focused spending is given a low priority in the budget. Alternatively, he can also be the driving force behind empowering the team to have a dynamic attitude to protecting data both at work and at home. Now is the time for managers to stop pushing information security issues away from their desk and into the in-tray of the IT department.


Information Security Fuzzy Boundary Security Incident European Working Time Directive Security Awareness 


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