One of many consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic is an increase in cybersecurity risks and in the complexity of implementing effective security to protect organizational information and computing infrastructure. As with pre-COVID security threats, well-proven cybersecurity strategies based on user and device authentication remain effective, and they now are more important than ever.
Business resilience programs may not generate revenue for organizations, but will most certainly create awareness, change a responsiveness culture into a preparedness culture, cut expenditure, save time and minimize reputational impact – not if, but when improbable circumstances become reality.
One of the challenges of becoming a resilient organization is understanding exactly what that means. Resilience is interpreted and implemented in many different ways and today’s global business environment likely won’t change that anytime soon. Understanding the differences in how resilience is understood and implemented in companies across all sectors and geographies is helpful for your team's own journey to resiliency.
Listen to Ian Thornton-Trump, CISO of Cyjax, and his talking partner Tristan de Souza as they ruminate on some of the biggest issues in cybersecurity and geopolitics each and every month in this highly informative and entertaining video podcast. This month's episode looks at whether U.S. President Joe Biden has committed sufficient resources to cybersecurity; discusses ‘the Putin problem’; ponders about phishing in a pandemic; and talks about the GameStop blow-up.
A new whitepaper report from Dataminr and Forrester Consulting has found that 40% of global risk and compliance decision-makers are improvising risk management. Titled Risk In A Real-Time World, the study surveyed 410 global risk and compliance decision-makers across the U.S., U.K., Australia and New Zealand to evaluate current risk management priorities and practices, and how real-time information is used in risk management and crisis response.
In 2021, as enterprise security leaders look to better understand and tackle their organization’s risks as it relates to the COVID-19 pandemic, following this model can be helpful: designate a dedicated response team; analyze how risks have changed and what new types of risks there are; consider the appetite for taking risks and prioritize them. Here's how.