In order to complete assignment #1 you will need to answer the below questions. Please complete the questions in a Word document and then upload the assignment for grading. When assigning a name to your document please use the following format (last name_Assignment #1). Use examples from the readings, lecture notes and outside research to support your answers. The assignment must be a minimum of 1-full page in length with a minimum of 2 – outside sources. Please be sure to follow APA guidelines for citing and referencing source. Assignments are due by 11:59 pm Eastern time on Sunday.
On your first day on the job as an IT intern, you attend a meeting with several department heads regarding proposed budget reductions. One of the department heads suggests that money for information security be cut by at least 40 percent because the company has not been infected with a virus in the last three months, proving that the current defenses are adequate. What would you say in response?