The concept of resiliency sounds like it should be easy to understand for a business. After all, the bottom line is to ensure that the business continues to work well, keeping data flowing into, through, and out from the organization
Yet, cyber resilience is far more than a notebook full of disaster recovery plans gathering dust. Resilience today requires modern security technology and training, deep risk analysis and management, ensuring that not just your company but your cloud providers are resilient, and understanding the issues that artificial intelligence, remote computing, and the Internet of Things introduce. Oh, and you still may need that dust covered notebook, too.
InformationWeek has been tracking some of the news, opinion and advice surrounding cyber resilience. This collection of articles from the past two years can help you better understand that challenges that face all types of organizations.
Managing the Ever-Growing Risks
With more focus being placed on areas like edge computing and cyber intrusions, how will corporate risk management change, and what audits should you plan on performing?
The past 12 months were full of painful reminders of the challenges our cybersecurity and cyber resilience efforts face. Here’s a refresher course.
Cyberattacks continue to increase. Has your organization done all it can to protect itself? Resiliency means you can maintain critical business operations even during a cyber incident while limiting potential impacts on the ability to generate revenue.
A survey from Accenture shows many organizations have plenty of room for improvement with meshing business strategy with cybersecurity needs.
Insider risk is an ongoing challenge that cannot be overlooked. In partnership with stakeholders across the enterprise, CIOs and CISOs responsible for managing insider risk must act now.
A strong Internet of Things management strategy includes having the right skills and training in-house to leverage existing capabilities and services with the technology required for managing those vulnerable IoT assets.
Financial institutions can make their own contributions to overcoming the challenges of climate change, starting with implementation of regulatory technology. That starts with a climate risk strategy and policies.
The role of the chief information security officer (CISO) is rapidly evolving, requiring a balanced mix of business acumen, communication skills, and risk management savvy.
Best Practices and Advice on Cyber Resilience
As enterprises grow more complex, the need to protect them intensifies. Have the confidence to understand potential weaknesses in your infrastructure and take a data-centric approach to resiliency.
With companies and cloud providers fending off wildfires, floods, mudslides, ice storms, hurricanes, and heat waves, how are CIOs/CTOs supposed to promise a resilient architecture? The answers have to extend far beyond the data center.
Is your organization taking the everyday steps to reduce vulnerability and protect against cybersecurity attacks and ransomware? Here are some basic steps – from better maintenance to internal communication — to close those gaps.
A recent ransomware attempt on Accenture once again puts a spotlight on compromised security and how organizations might respond, particularly in light of trend toward ransomware attacks on large companies.
When it comes to cyber security, there are plenty of risks to go around. Here’s a look at some of the top threats and what steps can IT take to avoid security breaches.
Evolution of IT-Centric Insurance
With cyber-attacks on the rise, cyber insurance is becoming a necessity for many organizations. But costs are skyrocketing, and claims are being denied, leaving some enterprises to question whether they really need it.
Ransomware can bring business operations to an instant halt. Ransomware insurance can limit the immediate and long-term financial damage.
For years, companies have protected themselves with general liability insurance. But with the new range of cyber threats such as ransomware and data theft, IT has become part of the liability discussion.
Cloud: A Safety Net or a Threat?
Gartner: Future of cloud is everywhere; no business strategy without cloud strategy and vice-versa.
It’s no secret that the cloud can be a fickle beast. Outages are all too common, and when they happen, they can cause massive disruptions for businesses. So how can you ensure that your business is safe in the cloud?
The pandemic caused a rapid acceleration of organizations shifting to the cloud. Now is the time to take a step back to review your move to the cloud to ensure it’s strategic and effective.
How AI Changes the Game
There are more discussions about AI ethics and responsible AI these days, but companies need to be clear about potential AI liability issues.