As advanced targeted attacks become the new reality, the focus of organizations is evolving from cyber security to the more robust concept of cyber resilience.
Cyber resilience adds multiple dimensions to how an organization stays protected in the ever changing threat landscape. While security is still a key factor, cyber resilience also includes strategy, business continuity and crisis management.
Modern cyber threats are persistent and sophisticated campaigns with the goal of establishing a foothold in an organization and extracting sensitive information or disrupting operations.
Organizations should consider the following our Top 5 recommendations to increase their cyber resiliency:
When looking at the successful attacks timeline maintained by Hackmaggedon, more than 1 in 10 successful breaches come as result of a targeted attack. Developing an agile cyber resilience approach enables an organization to anticipate, withstand, recover and adapt to persistent adversaries. The approach must include a unified assessment of the overall security governance framework, data protection mechanisms, efficient incident management, business continuity plans and crisis management processes. With internal and external support, challenges can to be dealt with in a deterministic manner by using an innovative way of thinking about a problem, like adding more fog to help drivers connect better.
Sergiu Zaharia, Lead of Cyber Security Center of Excellence, BearingPoint Romania
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