Whenever something goes wrong there’s a natural tendency to want to find someone to blame. In the realm of cybersecurity, that urge to blame someone often results in someone getting fired whenever there is cybersecurity breach. The results of a survey of more than 400 C-suite executives from enterprises across the U.K. and U.S. that oversee businesses with over 8,000 employees published this week by Nominet, a provider of a managed DNS security services, finds that one-third of CEOs said that they would terminate the contract of those responsible for a data breach.
Mike Vizard has covered IT for more than 25 years, and has edited or contributed to a number of tech publications including InfoWorld, eWeek, CRN, Baseline, ComputerWorld, TMCNet and Digital Review. He currently blogs for IT Business Edge and contributes to CIOinsight, The Channel Insider, Programmableweb and Slashdot. Mike also blogs about emerging cloud technology for SmarterMSP.