How to improve security without treating your users like criminals

Applying cybersecurity principles within an organization is of critical importance. However, it can be a double-edged sword depending on how you proceed. If your controls are too restrictive and punitive your users will resent jumping through hoops, or may even seek ways to circumvent those controls.

On the other hand, if your policies are too lenient, you run the risk of exposing the business to harm, and putting your company and its confidential data (and perhaps your own career) in jeopardy.

Read some first-hand perspective tips on how you can work cooperatively with your users to build appropriate security procedures without interfering with their work—or worse—making them feel like criminals, on TechRepublic.