Author: Lamuel Longwe
Getting the facts right: The basics of Protecting Information first article gave us a foundation on the fundamentals of information protection. I must say that this is a broad and technical area that requires a unified approach and effort among all key stakeholders. The expectation is that those that have been charged with the responsibility, the board of directors are taking the lead.
First of all why should we bother about the protection of data or information and its supporting technology? In the present day virtual economy, information is the lifeblood of an organisation and it defines its profitability, survival or failure.