Security and the Organization: Roles and Responsibilities

Everyone knows security is important. Very few organizations have a robust and comprehensive sense of whose responsibility it is, however. The consequence is that they have duct-tapped systems and a Policy of Hope that there will be no issues. (Spoiler: there will be)

We will review the various roles that most organizations need to fill and how they overlap as well as what should and can be expected from each of them.


About Brian Sletten

Brian Sletten

Brian Sletten is a liberal arts-educated software engineer with a focus on forward-leaning technologies. His experience has spanned many industries including retail, banking, online games, defense, finance, hospitality and health care. He has a B.S. in Computer Science from the College of William and Mary and lives in Auburn, CA. He focuses on web architecture, resource-oriented computing, social networking, the Semantic Web, data science, 3D graphics, visualization, scalable systems, security consulting and other technologies of the late 20th and early 21st Centuries. He is also a rabid reader, devoted foodie and has excellent taste in music. If pressed, he might tell you about his International Pop Recording career.

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