How tying and measuring security investments to business impacts can elevate executives’ understanding and commitment to cyber-risk reduction. The definition of success and the accurate measurement of the indicators of that success are business imperatives. In some fields, they are easily recognized and fairly simple to measure — for example, measuring sales volumes, return on
Organizations of all sizes should include both human firewalls and virtual tools in their cybersecurity budgets. The average cost of a data breach is now $3.92 million, according to IBM and Ponemon. Hackers are taking advantage of the many smart and Internet of Things devices in modern offices, which give them more attack vectors to
Anyone can go online and download a set of generic, cookie-cutter security policies. And while the adoption of those templates might enable an auditor or a compliance officer to check the box that says the organization has a security policy in place, it doesn’t do anything to make the company any less vulnerable to attack.
Just as spreadsheets and personal computers created a job boom in the ’70s, so too will artificial intelligence spur security analysts’ ability to defend against advanced threats. Teaching a machine to think like a human is the promise of artificial intelligence (AI). Using that narrow definition, it naturally follows that AI’s future could ultimately include
A new toolkit developed by the Global Cybersecurity Alliance aims to give small businesses a cookbook for better cybersecurity. Small and mid-sized businesses have most of the same cybersecurity concerns of larger enterprises. What they don’t have are the resources to deal with them. A new initiative, the Cybersecurity Toolkit, is intended to bridge that
When each member of your security team is focused on one narrow slice of the pie, it’s easy for adversaries to enter through the cracks. Here are five ways to stop them. Today, enterprises consist of complex interconnected environments made up of infrastructure devices, servers, fixed and mobile end-user devices and a variety of applications