How to Measure Your Company’s Cybersecurity Effectiveness?

measuring cybersecurity effectiveness

With the annual cost of cybercrime predicted to reach $10.5 trillion by 2025 – a 300% increase over ten years, the implementation of cybersecurity programs is at an all-time high. As business owners, executives, and other stakeholders realise that no one is exempt from cyber attacks, increasing numbers of organisations are starting to take cyber threat mitigation seriously.   However, companies … Read More

What is a Cyber Supply Chain Risk Management (C-SCRM)?

Cyber Supply Chain Risk Management (C-SCRM) Guide

What is a Cyber Supply Chain Risk Management (C-SCRM)?  While the term “supply chain” traditionally conjures up images of raw materials, production lines, haulage trucks and cargo ships, in the information age, an organisation must also consider its digital supply chain.   A supply chain can be defined as the resources, people, and processes that a company uses to deliver its … Read More

7 Advantages of DSPM for Data Security

7 advantages of DSPM for data security

Although cloud computing has revolutionised a company’s ability to share data, to account for an increasingly mobile and distributed workforce, cloud environments also complicate its ability to secure sensitive data.   The exponentially increasing volume of data – and datasets being frequently duplicated across multiple cloud-based platforms, applications, and services – mean that most cloud security solutions struggle to keep up … Read More

10 Reasons why SSPM is Vital for SaaS

Why SSPM is Vital for SaaS

With benefits including enhanced functionality, rich customisation options, and high compatibility with other applications, it’s no surprise that vast numbers of companies have adopted SaaS (software-as-a-service) applications. Subsequently, research shows that around 70% of applications organisations use are SaaS, which is set to rise to 85% by 2025.  However, organisations must overcome the challenges of hosting their data and applications … Read More

Hack Proofing with Cloud Cybersecurity

hack proofing with cloud cybersecurity

While cloud computing has provided companies with the means to scale their operations quickly, in addition to an array of cost and performance benefits, it’s also opened them to a wide range of cyber threats. The main reason for this is that as companies move their data, applications, and systems to the cloud, as opposed to residing “on-prem”, they can … Read More

What is vulnerability remediation in cyber security?

What is vulnerability remediation in cyber security?

While the current phase of rapid digital transformation has brought a significant number of benefits, the main drawback is the huge increase in the number of cyber security vulnerabilities that cybercriminals can exploit. New technologies, whether digital wallets, contactless cards, smart appliances, the Internet of Things (IoT), etc., mean more digital data to secure and a larger attack surface to … Read More

What Is the CIA Triad Security Model?

What Is the CIA Triad Security Model

While a company’s information security controls and policies aim to keep its sensitive data secure, what does that mean in practice? Or, put another way, how can security teams determine whether the information and assets under their purview are actually secure?   Confidentiality, integrity and availability, collectively known as the CIA triad, is a model designed to guide a company’s information … Read More

What is a cyber security incident report?

Cyber security incident report importance

A cyber security incident report is a document that captures the details of a cyber security incident, such as a data breach. A company’s IT and security teams can use the information within the report to remediate the immediate cyber threat, prevent future incidents of its kind, and, best of all, mitigate more significant cyber attacks down the line.   Let’s … Read More