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Cybersecurity Leadership
A reference resource for the CIO and the CISO on cyber security, looking beyond the technology horizon into leadership, management, culture, governance, resilience and the real dynamics of security transformation
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The Privacy-Growth Trade-Off

Privacy-enhancing technologies, like homomorphic encryption, AI-generated synthetic data, and federated learning support privacy enhancing processes and can help meet data protection challenges.

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3 Reasons Why Encryption Alone Is Not A Silver Bullet For Ransomware

3 Reasons Why Encryption Alone Is Not A Silver Bullet For Ransomware | Cybersecurity Leadership | Scoop.it
With ransomware attacks on the rise, here are three common fallacies to know about encryption and its role in protecting businesses against ransomware attacks.
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The Cybersecurity Spiral Of Failure—And How Organizations Can Break Out Of It

The Cybersecurity Spiral Of Failure—And How Organizations Can Break Out Of It | Cybersecurity Leadership | Scoop.it
Successful transformation in the cybersecurity space takes time because of the need to effectively embed secure practices across the culture of the firm.
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EU gets serious on privacy, but too many companies ignore the risk

EU gets serious on privacy, but too many companies ignore the risk | Cybersecurity Leadership | Scoop.it
To reduce impacts of breaches and fines, orgs must focus on privacy as well as security, and ensure employees know the difference.
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How We Will Win the Cyber-Physical Battle for OT Security

How We Will Win the Cyber-Physical Battle for OT Security | Cybersecurity Leadership | Scoop.it

When industrial environments integrated connected systems into their assets, attack surfaces are expanded, opening once-closed critical infrastructure sites and the companies that manage them to attacks from threat actors.

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Talent and Governance are Key to Drive Change around Cyber Security

Talent and Governance are Key to Drive Change around Cyber Security | Cybersecurity Leadership | Scoop.it

You Are Not Going to Fix Your Cyber Security Problems by Buying More Tech

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People Are The Problem With Cybersecurity—Just Not The Ones You Think

People Are The Problem With Cybersecurity—Just Not The Ones You Think | Cybersecurity Leadership | Scoop.it

Is it beneficial to point a finger at the end user? It seems this blame is misplaced—a scapegoat to avoid the root of the problem.

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Forrester’s 2023 predictions indicate a bumpy road ahead for CISOs

Forrester’s 2023 predictions indicate a bumpy road ahead for CISOs | Cybersecurity Leadership | Scoop.it
Forrester's 2023 predictions show how essential risk management, resilient infrastructure and cyber insurance will be next year.
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Cybersecurity Workforce Is Growing, But Worldwide Workforce Gap of 3.4 Million Continues to Present Problems

Cybersecurity Workforce Is Growing, But Worldwide Workforce Gap of 3.4 Million Continues to Present Problems | Cybersecurity Leadership | Scoop.it

The cybersecurity workforce has grown by a little over 11% since last year, filling 464,000 more positions, but the workforce gap has more than doubled during that time due to increased demand.

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Have board directors any liability for a cyberattack against their company?

Have board directors any liability for a cyberattack against their company? | Cybersecurity Leadership | Scoop.it

As the risk of a cyberattack grows, it is pivotal to consider whether the directors of a company hit by a ransomware attack, for example, can bear any liability for negligence in failing to take steps to limit the risk.

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Building resilience to cyber-attacks – before it’s too late

Building resilience to cyber-attacks – before it’s too late | Cybersecurity Leadership | Scoop.it

Individuals are more likely to make the right call in a cyber crisis if they have exercised frequently in a safe environment that enables them to test innovative ways of working.

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Ways to spot if your organisation has a false sense of security – and what to do about it

Ways to spot if your organisation has a false sense of security – and what to do about it | Cybersecurity Leadership | Scoop.it

Survey after survey shows us that cyberattacks continue to wreak havoc among the unprepared.

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What keeps CISOs up at night - and how they can get their full 8 hours

What keeps CISOs up at night - and how they can get their full 8 hours | Cybersecurity Leadership | Scoop.it

The challenge is one of leadership: to spin and maintain the complex web of necessary defences, while leading the ambitious, innovative, flexible and scalable businesses of today. Here’s what really keeps CISOs up at night, and the solutions they can look for to regain the focus, energy, and drive to lead the battle against cybercrime.

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Burnout And Staffing Shortages: Looming Cybersecurity Crises That Need More Attention

Burnout And Staffing Shortages: Looming Cybersecurity Crises That Need More Attention | Cybersecurity Leadership | Scoop.it
Cybersecurity personnel are burning out, and companies can’t replace staff fast enough.
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How to maintain security with an understaffed security team

How to maintain security with an understaffed security team | Cybersecurity Leadership | Scoop.it
Get advice on how companies with limited or no dedicated IT security staff can help maintain security. Hint: Patching is key.
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Know thy enemy: thinking like a hacker can boost cybersecurity strategy

Know thy enemy: thinking like a hacker can boost cybersecurity strategy | Cybersecurity Leadership | Scoop.it
Putting on a red hat and trying to understand the motivations, expectations, behaviors, and goals of bad actors can be a key part of a solid cybersecurity plan.
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Digitalisation and cyber risk: Do banks have their heads in the cloud?

Digitalisation and cyber risk: Do banks have their heads in the cloud? | Cybersecurity Leadership | Scoop.it

As the financial sector grows increasingly digitised, both cyber and data risks have developed in tandem, with the need to proactively combat such threats becoming paramount for financial institutions.

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Cybersecurity: Strategic Technology Or Simply A Business Necessity?

Cybersecurity: Strategic Technology Or Simply A Business Necessity? | Cybersecurity Leadership | Scoop.it

Rather than viewing cybersecurity like any other necessary protective measure, like padlocking a warehouse or retaining a legal team, more companies are considering their information security posture to be a part of their overall business strategy.

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How Development Teams Can Approach A Security Reset Amid Deglobalization

How Development Teams Can Approach A Security Reset Amid Deglobalization | Cybersecurity Leadership | Scoop.it
Deglobalization warrants a hard look by development organizations, particularly when it comes to questions like insider threats and supply chain risks. 
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Insider Threat Awareness - one click is all it takes….

Insider Threat Awareness - one click is all it takes…. | Cybersecurity Leadership | Scoop.it

Organisations need to have a comprehensive security program in place that focuses on both preparedness and visibility.

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5 security musts for industrial control systems

5 security musts for industrial control systems | Cybersecurity Leadership | Scoop.it
OT involves a collection of dedicated systems and physics, and that creates distinct security requirements, said Robert M. Lee, CEO and co-founder at Dragos.
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Modernising SecOps: It’s time to unpick the complex matrix

Modernising SecOps: It’s time to unpick the complex matrix | Cybersecurity Leadership | Scoop.it

While talent is a constant challenge for SecOps, for those seeking to mature their operations, cybersecurity tooling, such as SOAR technologies, arguably represents the other most critical element.

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Is Your Board Prepared for New Cybersecurity Regulations?

Is Your Board Prepared for New Cybersecurity Regulations? | Cybersecurity Leadership | Scoop.it

A proposed SEC rule will require companies to disclose their cybersecurity governance capabilities, including the board’s oversight of cyber risk, a description of management’s role in assessing and managing cyber risks, the relevant expertise of such management, and management’s role in implementing the company’s cybersecurity policies, procedures, and strategies.

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How Businesses Can Build Resilience Against Data Breaches

How Businesses Can Build Resilience Against Data Breaches | Cybersecurity Leadership | Scoop.it
Data breaches will continue unless companies proactively devise an effective strategy to address privacy concerns and protect customers.
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Lesson Learned: How SolarWinds Strengthened its Security Post-Incident

Lesson Learned: How SolarWinds Strengthened its Security Post-Incident | Cybersecurity Leadership | Scoop.it
Tim Brown, CISO at SolarWinds shared his experiences remediating a major cyber-attack during Mandiant’s mWISE event
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