Information assurance adds business benefit by ensuring the integrity and availability of a firm’s information systems.
As systems become more depended upon, we must work to make sure that those systems are free from interference from a growing number of attack vectors. It is therefore the role of experts to identify threats to company assets and prevent or reduce the impact to them. This means designing technical safeguards and training staff to identify threats and respond to them effectively.
By adequately securing its data and information systems, an organization can operate more efficiently and instill confidence in their employees or customers as well as meet regulatory compliance. Another major component of a well-rounded business continuity, information assurance should be a subject of discussion for any organization that relies on its technology to operate.