As long as C-suite executives believe that cybersecurity is an IT issue, they will remain disengaged from the solutions and their role in supporting a robust cyber risk management strategy.
Lessons From the Marsh ‘Global Cyber Risk Perception Survey’: Disconnects Persist Despite Increased Executive Involvement
Despite in increased involvement of various stakeholders in risk management, a recent risk perception survey revealed a persistent disconnect between executives and the security function.
Employees represent the first line of defense against cyberthreats, and effective security awareness training is more crucial than ever given the volatility and sophistication of the threat landscape.
By keeping their eyes on the threat horizon, security professionals can implement better incident response strategies to contend with evolving cybercriminal tactics.
The International Standards Organization (ISO) released an updated version of its risk management guidelines to help security leaders engage top leadership in cyber risk decision-making.
A recent survey of local government leaders revealed that cybersecurity threats represent the top trend affecting government communications, followed by citizen engagement and social media.
To avoid the disastrous consequences of a breach, security professionals must be able to effectively communicate critical data risk in a language business leaders can understand.
Even if you have all the training, policies and technologies under the sun, your security program is useless if your organization lacks common goals and self-awareness about its defense capabilities.
A recent survey found that nearly half of U.S. government employees believe they are not responsible for addressing cybersecurity risks.
Security teams had best bring their A-game to compete against ever-more sophisticated threat actors as new cyber risks emerge and evolve in 2018.