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.
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The SEC released updated guidance regarding cybersecurity disclosure for public companies, emphasizing the responsibility of executives to report material risks and incidents.
According to IBM cyber risk expert Tim Roberts, security professionals must do a better job of communicating with top management as the technology landscape evolves and new threats emerge.
Instead of dismissing experts who warn of impending cybersecurity disasters, business leaders should thoroughly investigate the issue at hand and prepare a response to minimize the potential damage.
Federal contractors are falling behind agency counterparts when it comes to supply chain management and cybersecurity risk assessment.
To protect their crown jewels from data thieves, organizations must determine the difference in risk levels between structured and unstructured data and prioritize accordingly.
To keep up with increasingly sophisticated threat actors, many of whom have begun using AI in their attacks, organizations must fully embrace Agile security and risk management strategies.
By proactively determining who is responsible for data risk management before a data breach occurs, C-suite executives can help avoid such incidents in the first place.
Building the right incident response team means looping in people outside of the IT and security teams.