The major factors that reinforce the importance of information security for modern businesses are:
i. Preservation of data and information and prevent data corruption or loss.
ii. Since data and knowledge are the main assets of a modern organization, the security measures to ensure preservation of such assets is greatly welcome.
iii. Most of information such as business plans, product design documents, new developments, intellectual properties, copyrighted patents etc are all in digital format and any loss of such vital information may result in direct impact for the organization and its business potential.
So, information system should be secure to ensure that the integrity of such vital information are aware.