If you are a CSO or head of security, you will inevitably face the day when a senior business executive will ask you for a detailed analysis of your strategy including the level of service you provide and how it will scale over time.
We’ve all used different types of entrances as we move about in the world: swing doors, sliding doors, revolving doors, gates and turnstiles. Aside from providing access into buildings, how many people consider that certain types of entrances can reduce costs and sometimes create opportunities to make money?
Essentially, one-third of analysts’ time is being spent on processing alerts that have unknowingly already been processed, and at present SOC teams are left with little ability to make this distinction resulting in massive manpower drain.
Cyber criminals are now using sophisticated social engineering techniques to target employees and trick them into handing over funds and divulging sensitive corporate data. Luckily there are a number of steps organizations can take to protect themselves and their employees from this increasingly popular and successful form of threat.
Recently I had a conversation with a CSO who discussed the disconnect between a technology vendor’s (manufacturer) product roadmap and his organization’s needs. “I go to these conferences and it seems they are creating solutions without any understanding of how we are organized, our organizational measures of performance, or our challenges with risk and resilience,” he said.
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