The Hierarchy of IT Security Needs

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According to the world’s most well-known motivation theory, human action is driven to achieve subsistence first (food and shelter) and progresses up a “needs pyramid” through essentials like safety and love to reach actualization or full-potential. At Dasher, we used Maslow’s pyramid to frame the Hierarchy of IT Security needs, showing how to identify and prioritize which layers of security need investment within organizations.