5 Steps for Proactive Cyber Risk Management

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Communicate Program Effectiveness to the Board

A final critical step to addressing cyber risk in your organization is ensuring that your board of directors is brought up to speed on the effectiveness of your cybersecurity program. The board is more involved in cybersecurity today than ever before, and they need to know how the current program is working.

CISOs and security professionals should focus on presenting insightful metrics and speaking in a language the board members can understand and appreciate so they can make the right decisions for the organization.

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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