NCSAM Day 23: Act Ethically

Short one today – migraine.

As security professionals, we are often put into difficult positions and face difficult choices. Sometimes the ethical path is uncomfortable or unpleasant.  We need to hold ourselves to a high standard of ethics and honesty.  We often have access to sensitive business information that can benefit us personally.  A recent example of how this can go wrong are the criminal cases involving Equifax IT staff trading Equifax stock using non-public information about their massive data breach prior to the breach being announced.

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