Nonetheless, Wild cautioned that the framework will not be a panacea for security issues. Most security officers already have a solid understanding of how their systems need to be secured. What they too often lack, Wild said, are the adequate resources.
Overall, cyber-infrastructure security won't be significantly improved until executive boards in organizations commit to providing more resources for risk management cybersecurity, Wild said. "How can the framework make an improvement if resources aren't provided?"
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