From the Winter 2018 Issue

Next Generation Security Assessment Methodology

Rick Mellendick
Chief Security Officer | Process Improvement Achievers, LLC

Why Organizations Need to Be More Than Just Compliant
Enterprises across the industry-government-academia spectrum are struggling to balance the goals of improved security and regulatory compliance. Unfortunately, the two are not always compatible or aligned. Many organizations lack board level guidance when it comes to managing cybersecurity risk. As a result, many organizations expend resources on security and risk management projects that have little effective return on investment (ROI).

Without a clear strategy driven by senior leadership, compliance is often the driver for implementing security controls. Third-party penetration tests are used to measure security effectiveness, but the . . .

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