20 March, 2020 | Ryan Brooks

Beginner’s Guide to IT Risk Management

Managing risk is at the heart of every enterprise. Decisions about finance, marketing, expansion and human resources all include some level of risk. When enterprises evaluate their IT-related risks, factors that come into play include security, access, data handling and regulatory compliance...
18 December, 2018 | Steve Dickson

4 Questions CISOs Can Use to Get Executive Buy-in

All too often, the C-suite sees IT security projects as supermassive black holes that absorb millions of dollars but don’t give anything in return except a vague sense of security. CISOs, on the other hand, know that a strong cybersecurity posture can do far more than reduce the likelihood of...
11 December, 2018 | Matt Middleton-Leal

Three Steps to Justify an Investment in IT Security

Since there is no such thing as 100% security, investments in it never seem to be enough. In regards to budgeting, the role of a CISO is to prioritize available resources based on the IT risks the organization faces and justify additional investments when needed to the executives. Easier said than...
8 May, 2018 | Jeff Melnick

RSA Conference 2018: Top 5 Pieces of Advice for CISOs

As expected, the 27th RSA Conference in April 2018 was one of the major IT security events of the year. 650 exhibitors and 45,000 security professionals came together in San Francisco's Moscone Center to elaborate on the state of the art and the future of cyber security. Over 500 sessions...
27 February, 2018 | Ilia Sotnikov

Risk Assessment: Seven Myths Busted

Concepts that we don’t fully understand are usually surrounded with lots of stereotypes. One of the greatest myths of all time, the concept of the Flat Earth that stands on backs of three elephants, was based entirely on old prejudice, yet a lot of people believed in it. Some myths about risk...
16 January, 2018 | Ilia Sotnikov

How to Perform IT Risk Assessment

Cybersecurity is all about understanding, managing, controlling and mitigating risk to your organization’s critical assets. Whether you like it or not, if you work in security, you are in the risk management business. Handpicked related content: Free Download: IT Risk Assessment...
11 January, 2018 | Matt Middleton-Leal

How to Jump-Start GDPR Risk Assessment

Ever since the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was adopted in April 2016, there has been a barrage of scary articles and industry papers about the penalties and reputational damage that will ensue when the regulation comes into force in May 2018. But most of the articles simply recap the...
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