Executive Report

Cyber Security: An Oxymoron

Posted July 15, 2013 | Leadership | Leadership |

Assertion 197

Cyber security is an oxymoron in the age of the Internet. Despite massive amounts of evidence to the contrary, CIOs, CSOs, corporate officers, governmental officials, and agencies charged with protecting critical assets continue to talk and behave as though cyber security is not real.

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The Cutter Business Technology Council identifies emerging trends in digital technology, and in the marketplace. Its members, business and IT specialists whose ideas have become important building blocks of today's digitally-connected global economy, offer the advantage of experience, eloquence, independence, and prescience in their Council Opinions and onsite in your enterprise.
Lynne Ellyn
Lynne Ellyn is a Cutter Consortium Fellow. She retired in 2011 as the Senior VP and CIO at DTE Energy, a Detroit-based diversified energy company. During her 32 years in IT, Ms. Ellyn managed organizations with as many as 1,200 employees. She has deep experience with large established corporations, global software teams, and startups. During her years as a CIO, Ms. Ellyn was consistently recognized as an exceptional business and IT leader. In… Read More
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