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Security Pros @ Black Hat Say C-Suite Has “Head in the Sand,” Not Paranoid Enough

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DomainTools, the leader in domain name and DNS research, today released its first annual BSides survey revealing that 35 percent of security experts believe leadership within their organization lacks a “healthy paranoia,” with 21 percent of leadership “relying on hope as a strategy” to avoid a cyber security breach. Conducted live during the week of Black Hat, the findings indicate that nearly half of those polled worry that the DNA of their organization is not security-driven, citing a “lack of situational awareness” within the company. Not surprisingly, the number one complaint was that the leadership team was making decisions without involving the security team – those closest to the risk. Read More.

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