Human error is often the weak link in security due to a lack of awareness on an employee’s part about the consequences of improper actions, and how that ultimately impacts the system as a whole.
Strategic plans define the need for an action, the impact of that particular action and driving forces behind the action. Security strategy in any organization starts with an in-depth analysis of their business.
A security risk assessment can be performed on any application, function, or process within your organization. The results give you a practical (and cost-effective) plan to protect assets and still maintain a balance of productivity and operational effectiveness.
An Information Technology (IT) Security Policy identifies the rules and procedures for all individuals accessing and using an organization’s IT assets and resources.
A security operations center (SOC) is a facility that houses an information security team responsible for monitoring and analyzing an organization’s security posture on an ongoing basis.
The chief information security officer (CISO) is the executive responsible for an organization’s information and data security.
An incident response plan aims to reduce this damage and recover as quickly as possible. Investigation is also a key component in order to learn from the attack and better prepare for the future.
An intrusion prevention system (IPS) provides policies and rules for network traffic to alert a network administrator to suspicious traffic.
Vulnerabilities are the gates through which threats enter the enterprise. The more applications a company deploys, the more vulnerabilities it creates for itself.
Most companies’ cybersecurity strategy is reactive – triage to contain damage. The new way forward is to ensure cyber wellness, which is a proactive stance to prevent and respond to attacks.