Ellen Messmer of Network World has put together a list of the "The 5 biggest IT security mistakes" that plague even seasoned IT security pros. As the article mentions, being in IT can be a thankless task, though the attention will sure be on you if and when a mistake happens. Here are five of the technical and political mistakes Ellen suggests avoiding:
The discussion on each component is quite good - the article talks a good deal more about the politics that are involved. All too often we get hung up on the changing technologies and forget that managing complicated relationships within and external to the corporation are also key to success.
What do you think about these mistakes? Would you add others to the list?