5 Steps for Proactive Cyber Risk Management

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Exercise a Security Incident

One should assume a "when" not "if" mentality when thinking about a security incident occurring. There are plenty of steps that can be taken to prepare for a data breach, including running a security incident exercise. This will help an organization show the management team that it is prepared for a cyber attack, be it large or small. It is important that everyone knows how to respond, and that plans are in place for notifying customers, investors, law enforcement and forensics firms. After walking through the different scenarios the tech team and upper management will feel better prepared.

There are many questions a CEO must answer, one of the biggest being, "How prepared are you to fend off a cyber attack?" According to the 2015 Global Cybersecurity Status Report from ISACA, only 38 percent of global organizations feel they are prepared for a sophisticated cyber attack. Companies need to be more proactive in their cybersecurity defenses, preparing for possible future issues.

In this slideshow, BitSight Technologies offers five critical steps every company should take to be proactive in their approach to cybersecurity.

 

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