InfoSec pros feel less external pressure, take security more personally

Security professionals are feeling less pressure from management, less pressure to approve IT projects early, and are less worried about emerging technologies, according to a report released this morning. But they are also putting more pressures on themselves.

“The pressure is still high,” said Chris Schueler, senior vice president of managed security services at Trustwave Holdings, which sponsored the survey of 1,600 InfoSec professionals from around the world. “But it’s shifted from it’s someone else’s problem — the board’s problem, the CEO’s problem. Now it’s my problem.”

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