To effectively manage and remediate insider threats, the CISO must establish a comprehensive approach to governance, data analysis and incident response.
While security solutions can certainly help organizations fight ransomware and other threats, the best defense is a robust risk governance strategy.
Board directors must become more engaged in cyber risk governance or risk incurring regulatory fines and being sued by shareholders.
Many companies fail to maximize their identity governance and administration tools because they focus on short-term solutions to long-term problems.
To maximize the value of identity governance, organizations should tailor their IAM programs to suit business needs and priorities.
Although governance, risk and compliance are critical to enterprise security, many IT professionals struggle to secure executive buy-in for GRC tools.
Big data solutions can aggregate, index and analyze many types of data to produce advanced business insights. This makes them juicy targets for fraudsters.
Data governance is achievable with the help of integrated security tools such as IBM Guardium, which can be applied to databases.
Boardrooms are filled with executives who don't understand cybersecurity and have distinct business questions to ask. CISOs need to be prepared for them.
Many factors are encouraging an enterprise's board of directors to turn their attention to cyber risks — and this movement could help all organizations.