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Threat Detection: What it is and How to Do it Effectively

We all know threat detection is important, but what exactly is it, and why is it so hard to do effectively? In light of recent cyber attacks on U.S. infrastructure and the ongoing threat from the group behind the SolarWinds breach,...

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Report to the Board Effectively With Financial Quantification

As the digital transformation of enterprises continues to accelerate, cyber risk remains a top concern for business leaders. But cyber risk is often thought about in technical terms as opposed to business terms — making it more...

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Do You Have What it Takes to Achieve Digital Resilience?

The term “digital resilience” has gained momentum over the past few years as cybersecurity threats have grown, but what does it really mean? And how can a company become digitally resilient?

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Evidence-Based Strategies to Lower Your Risk of Becoming a Ransomware Victim

BitSight research demonstrated some organizations are more than eight times as likely to become ransomware victims.

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Maximize Your Cybersecurity ROI With Financial Quantification

According to a Cybersecurity Ventures report, global cybercrime costs are expected to grow by 15% per year over the next five years — reaching $10.5 trillion USD annually by 2025. In light of this evolving threat environment and recent...

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What is Security Orchestration, Automation and Response (SOAR) and How Can Security Performance Management Tools Support It?

A couple of years ago, industry research firm Gartner introduced a new acronym—SOAR—into the cybersecurity nomenclature. SOAR stands for “security orchestration, automation, and response.” It’s not an individual tool, or even set of...

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Optimize Your Cybersecurity Program With Financial Quantification

Now more than ever before, it’s critical to build a strategic security performance management program in which you take a risk-based, outcome-driven approach to measuring, monitoring, managing, and reporting on your organization’s...

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Three Ways To Improve Your Cyber Risk Monitoring Tools

Whether your organization is just beginning to develop your security performance management systems, or you already have a mature and established program in place, there is always room to innovate and improve the cyber risk monitoring...

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Cybersecurity Controls Every Organization Needs in 2021

The cybersecurity controls used to manage an organization’s cybersecurity program in previous years will not work against bad actors targeting networks today. Organizations rely more on cloud computing technology, connecting their...

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