Vulnerability risk management is a necessity in every business environment that uses computers. It requires constant attention as potential risks keep evolving. New threats can compromise your networks, leaving your business inoperable. Data breaches can threaten your reputation (and revenue), so there’s a lot on the line. As a manager or executive, you need to… Continue reading How executives and managers can teach their teams vulnerability risk management
Each data breach in the United States now costs $8.64 million, a 5% increase from 2019 to 2020. New vulnerabilities are disclosed on a daily basis, and old vulnerabilities are still being exploited months and years later. Regulators have been applying stiffer fines whenever personal data security is involved, making risk management process mistakes more… Continue reading Promote Good Risk Management Process by Avoiding These Five Mistakes
In a previous blog on challenges in today’s security environment, we discussed the shortage of cybersecurity personnel – in the US alone, 3.5 million positions are expected to be unfilled by 2021. According to the Global Information Security Workforce, the main reason for this gap is not a lack of candidates per se; it’s a… Continue reading The Importance of Cyber Security Skills
The question of remediating every single vulnerability is moot. Given the massive amounts of vulnerabilities being disclosed every month, it’s logistically and organizationally unfeasible. At the enterprise level, even the largest IT team simply can’t handle all the vulnerabilities out there – nor, in truth do they need to.