Dynamic organisations need to consider role life-cycle models
The main goals that companies want to achieve in security administration are enhanced security at a low cost, while coping with the challenges of an increasingly complex IT environment. A high level of security is important to prevent possible losses through fraud and unauthorised disclosure of confidential information. Internal audits often encounter severe security weaknesses which oblige the IT security department to take appropriate countermeasures.
An increasingly dynamic economy is an additional challenge within this context. The most important issues here are the rapid growth of companies, large-scale mergers, the ubiquity of the internet and continuous organisational change.
As most companies intensify their business of the internet, they are dealing with very large numbers of users.