Posts tagged for “Cyber Risk Management”

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Is Your Cybersecurity Program Ready for the Board Room?

November 21st, 2018

Gartner estimates, “By 2020, 100 percent of large enterprises will be asked to report to their board of directors on cybersecurity and technology risk at least annually.” In today’s digital world, cybersecurity is so fundamental to an organization’s success that it needs to be managed like other business decisions. This requires articulating value in the same way as the rest of the business—using the language of finance. However, according to a Marsh-Microsoft Cyber Perception Survey, only 11 percent of organizations express cyber risk exposure in economic terms.

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TrustCheck: Challenging Assumptions in Cyber Risk Management

July 27th, 2018

When I was 12 years old, my dad told me, “Never assume, it makes an ass out of u and me.” I don’t recall the context of the discussion, but I do remember responding appropriately with a groan. As I got older, I realized that assumptions are a necessary part of decision-making. But it’s also wise to challenge those assumptions—any time I start to question mine, I think back to that #DadJoke. Cyber risk management is heavily dependent on assumptions. As security leaders, we rely on heat maps, vulnerability counts and patches.... read more.

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