The security industry does a thorough job of conveying the latest cybersecurity news, albeit sometimes to the detriment of the people whose job it is to set security priorities.
While risk assessment is a regular topic of conversation today, when it comes to practicing good risk estimations and decisions in our daily lives, humans have some serious shortcomings.
Businesses need to adopt a strategic approach to managing third-party risks that provides an integrated view of the vendor relationship process.
In light of a regulatory landscape that is becoming more complex and costly, boards need better insight into the organization's risk exposure and its ability to handle cybersecurity risks.
Only one-third of organizations feel their processes for third-party risk management are effective. The root of the issue lies in visibility and ineffective process.
How can security professionals keep up with cybersecurity best practices without taking too much time away from other responsibilities?
Good communication, clear expectations and enforced boundaries are all key to the success of your security program.
Ensuring organizations adapt while also retaining a high level of digital trust is exactly where the chief information security officer (CISO) can help.
If we focus on the future at the expense of performing risk assessments to maintain defenses against existing threats, we will always be one step behind attackers.
IT and security professionals must be able to talk business to the C-suite and the board of directors, especially if new security products need to be added into the organization's portfolio.