Continuous media attention has highlighted the increase in security breaches affecting enterprises across numerous industries on a global basis. These security failures have not only resulted in significant expense to the affected enterprises, but have damaged consumer trust and brand reputation. No longer relegated solely to the IT domain, the topic is now unquestionably a leadership priority. Organizations need to move toward a more holistic and proactive approach to addressing security threats and managing compliance requirements in today’s information-driven economy. More than ever, enterprises need strong IT governance based on sound risk management in order to restore confidence in the security and privacy protections provided by governments and private industry worldwide.