Cybersecurity is more critical than ever in today’s business world. With data breaches making headlines regularly, it’s clear that companies need to do more to protect themselves. However, many CEOs and business leaders are still unsure of what they need to do to safeguard their organizations. One of the best places to start is by asking your board of directors the following seven questions about cybersecurity.
In response to the continually evolving cybersecurity landscape, many organizations are looking to adopt a zero trust security model. A zero trust security model is an approach to cybersecurity that assumes that all activity, both inside and outside of an organization, is untrustworthy.
When you notice your cyber risk score assessments, you’ll notice that passwords are a part of the way your score is given. This analysis comes about because passwords overall are a part of your cybersecurity layer, but also because there are password breaches that take place regularly throughout the years. Cyber criminals are always trying to get into some company’s network.
When reviewing the cybersecurity risks explored at this year’s BlackHat conference you’ll note the following items: geopolitical risks, digital transformation, and cybercriminal’s offensive capabilities. Some of the cybersecurity advice given to address these items involve conduct simulation scenarios, impact assessments, and tabletop exercises at the executive level.
Staying on top of cybersecurity means knowing about existing and new cyber-threats. What has played out in the year and what may be in store are also important to have handy for your cyber resiliency. When you have an idea of what risks to look out for, it helps security planning and filling in the gaps that arise in an ever-changing cyber landscape.