10 Common Misconceptions About Security Professionals

When it comes to working in security, there are plenty of misconceptions in the public. Many can be blamed on Hollywood, business speculation, and pure imagination.
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Security professionals have limited upward mobility

Fact: In the past, for some organizations, information security was viewed as highly technical, specialized field, often buried within the larger IT organization. However, given today’s dependence upon information technology to conduct business, organizations understand the critical role of information security in critical business processes.

Security professionals have increasing opportunities to interact with the highest levels of corporate management and contribute to an organization’s success. The increased levels of access to senior management will introduce new opportunities for information security professionals.

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