Cybersecurity professionals typically invest in technology one of two ways: based on an ad-hoc basis or based on benchmarks with peers. Unfortunately, these practices do not directly correlate with cybersecurity operational success. Adopting a risk-based strategy is the best way to ensure your program’s effectiveness and success.
A risk-based approach to security investment involves selecting technologies that measurably reduce business and operational risk. This report details the path to gaining certainty that the controls you have in place actually reduce risk, improving the maturity and efficacy of your cybersecurity program.
Key takeaways from this report:
- How to become confident that your security controls reduce risk
- How to gain an understanding of the adversary by aligning with cybersecurity frameworks such as MITRE ATT&CK
- How to make threat-informed decisions based on which threats pose the most risk to your business
- How to optimize your security program by prioritizing your spend