Share Paper: IT Security Breaches: Causes, Costs and Educational Cures

  1. Terry Erdle, CompTIA, United States
Wednesday, March 9 1:30 PM-2:30 PM Bellmeade

Abstract: Study after study – including the latest research by the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) – confirms one of the greatest challenges facing the public and private workforces: IT Security Breaches. CompTIA’s “8th Annual IT Security in the Workforce” study found 63% of organizations responding to the survey experienced at least one security incident or breach during the previous year. The research also found human error was the perceived cause for 59% of all security incidents. Terry Erdle, CompTIA’s Senior Vice President, Skills Certification will lead a lively discussion of the causes of IT security breaches, the costs and the ...