Posted on Mar 22, 2018
Cybersecurity threats and attacks across various business sectors are on the rise and with that comes pressure for organizations to continuously assess the risks to any information. Understanding the context of high level guidance and technical details are necessary to assess risk appropriately.
But what are the technical details and operational steps needed to meet the high level guidance on cybersecurity risk? A recent Advisen survey revealed some interesting statistics:
In short, these statistics paint a grim picture: While organizations are aware of the high risk of cyber attacks, management team involvement may be decreasing, and organizations may not be evolving their cybersecurity programs quickly enough. SecurityScorecard’s continuous monitoring tool can help alleviate bandwidth problems and help facilitate a cybersecurity program more in line with the sophisticated cyberthreat landscape.
With hackers finding new ways to attack third-parties in hopes of infecting a larger organization, the third-party ecosystem is more fragile than ever before.
The purpose of IT security risk assessment is to determine security risks to your company’s critical assets, and how much funding and effort should be used in their protection. Get started with SecurityScorecard’s step-by-step guide to managing your cyber risk.
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