If security initiatives – systems are not designed to safeguard or advance an environment’s key – relevant IA’s (intangible assets), those with the fiduciary responsibility for their purchase, deployment, and support, are obliged to recognize substantial value – competitive advantage will go unnoticed.
St. Louis’ average commute time is an intangible asset!
Managerial – business culture arrogance is an intangible asset (relationship capital) negative irrespective of whom, where, how, when, or why it manifests.
Building a high performance company culture is a valuable intangible asset.
C-suites, boards, and management teams to have an operational understanding of the intangible assets developed, possessed, and embedded in their companies!
No prudent company management team or IT system administrator would argue against the merits or necessity of IT security, particularly as a fiduciary and even legal responsibility.