Cybercrimes are increasingly growing in complexity and frequency. Staying competitive in an unpredictable market is what every business contends with. The security of your organization’s sensitive data, network, applications, and critical business operations are ultimately your responsibility and should not be left to chance. Having a robust cyber security resilience strategy in place will help you maintain business continuity before, during, and after a security incident.
Provided today’s rapidly evolving threat landscape, cyber resilience has become a determining factor in an organization’s success. It helps businesses fight against cybercrimes, mitigate the risks and severity of the cyber attacks, and ensure business continuity. A cyber-resilient business is well-prepared to deal with cyber security incidents and respond to them quickly and effectively. Before looking for a solution lets learn the difference between cybersecurity and being cyber-resilient.
Cybersecurity is broad term that entails the practices of securing information in a technology system. Cyber resilience are the strategies that are executed to strengthen an organization’s defenses to stop cybercriminals and malicious programs from compromising its network, data, and IT infrastructure and preventing loss, theft, or financial damage.
While the concept of cybersecurity can be put into practice, 100% protection from cyberattacks is never guaranteed, this is where cyber resilience comes in. Cyber resilience includes a broader scope of strategies and protective measures, including policies, training, and clearly outlining the steps to be taken when a security issue actually happens.
A well developed cyber resilience strategy has multiple benefits before, during, and after disruptive cyberattacks:
Now that you know what cybersecurity and cyber resilience are, are you going to review your information policies and strengthen them? If you need help developing a security policy for your organization, iTSC is available to get you started.