In this era of limited budgets and “wait and see” leadership you still have to do something to manage IT and information security. I’ve always had trouble understanding why people can’t focus on the basics and solve these problems using solutions already at their disposal. I guess the marketing machine is just doing its job.
Here’s a good article about this very thing written by my colleague and publisher Steve Lasky with Atlanta-based Security Technology Executive magazine. Steve’s piece reminds us all how we can do more with less if we choose to. If you’re struggling to keep the shop running check out this piece I wrote for SearchWinIT.com as well:
How to maintain IT shop efficiency when you’re the last man standing
Regardless, keep your chin up…this too shall pass.
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