BAE Systems

8 Key Pressures on Security Operations


IT security is increasingly at the top of a company’s business agenda. This attracts kudos and funding for the people and departments that deliver. But with increased attention comes greater pressure on your team to be successful. The first step is to identify and understand the pressures on your security operations. It is vital to have the right information to describe the problems you face and suggest solutions in a format that is relevant to your business.

In this paper, we will explore two types of forces applying pressure to your security operations, thereby hindering performance, efficiency and causing unnecessary stress. These forces can be categorized as those from external sources and those which your business places on you.