ORG CHARTS DETERMINE RISK
A lot has been written about companies struggling to invest enough in CyberSecurity, given today’s epidemic of data breaches, ransomware, identity theft and other damaging online attacks. However, the discussion needs to be had at the next level of granularity. All budgets across the enterprise are allocated along organizational business unit lines, often divided down through the hierarchy. IT budgets are no different. Conway’s Law basically declares products are a function of their producers’ org charts. That’s a very appropriate strategic framework to apply against escalating security challenges.