Asian culture stifles good security practices

By   ISBuzz Team
Writer , Information Security Buzz | Jun 05, 2013 07:25 am PST

SINGAPORE–Elements of Asian culture, such as the region’s fear of failure, tendency to follow checklists when it comes to IT security and prioritizing low cost over quality are some hurdles organizations in the region must overcome to improve their security posture.

According to Paul Craig, team lead for penetration testing at Dimension Data, companies in the region are often afraid to fail and this behavior extends into its security processes, which negatively affects their view on IT security.


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