Security Program, Risk Assessment

Diminishing Returns in Cybersecurity

If you have ever taken a course in economics, then you should know a thing or two about the law of diminishing returns. It may very well be the subject’s most famous and immediately recognizable principle. Here is the gist of it; there is a point at which the cost of continuing

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Penetration Testing, Security Program, Risk Assessment

The Marriott Hack: A Cautionary Tale for Corporate Acquisitions

The case of the Marriott hack is, at once, an alarming prospect for the chain’s previous guests and an invaluable case study for any organization involved in any kind of merger. At the very least, it serves as a cautionary tale for businesses that

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Penetration Testing, CIS Controls, Security Program, Risk Assessment

Coronavirus Cybersecurity Recommendations

In these difficult times, as many of us adapt to the disruptive new-normal of distance working, a robust information security program becomes more important than ever. 

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Risk Assessment

How to Get the Most Out of a Security Risk Assessment

Many companies are required to perform a security risk assessment to check off a compliance box. While this mandatory analysis can seem like a chore, there are a number of reasons why these important evaluations are a requirement for most

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Risk Assessment

7 IT Security Risk Assessment Myths Debunked

Though the use of security risk assessments is widespread, often because they are mandated by compliance standards, there are a number of false assumptions about them that simply aren’t true. These misconceptions often center around confusion about

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Risk Assessment

How to Prepare for an Information Security Risk Assessment

It’s finally time for the security risk assessment you’ve been pushing off…  You may have been delaying because you believe risk assessments aren’t really valuable— that you just have to perform one for compliance or that it’s only going to tell you

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Risk Assessment

Why You Should Invest in a Professional Security Risk Assessment

Whether you have to perform a security risk assessment to meet compliance requirements or to improve a specific aspect of your security, such an assessment can feel like a daunting task. You could perform a risk assessment internally, but it can be

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Risk Assessment

How to Actually Use Your Security Risk Assessment Report

You just received the results from your security risk assessment, but now what? It’s not uncommon for companies to perform this analysis only to check the compliance checkbox and never do anything with the results. Don’t just file your risk

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Risk Assessment

How to Identify Your Security Risks & Develop a Plan You Can Afford

When it comes to conducting security risk assessments, it can be difficult knowing where to get started. Even after identifying your scope and assets, there are a number of vulnerabilities and threats to be considered. Add some structure to your

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Risk Assessment

What is a Security Risk Assessment & Why is it Important?

When it comes to security risk assessments, it’s often unclear what you’ll really receive. Providers use meaningless and misused buzzwords, and there are a lot of vague or confusing definitions out there.

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