Intelligent CISO Issue 43 - Page 35

There is no ‘ quick fix ’ to the ransomware scourge through legislation , but developing and maintaining cyber maturity provides a positive , achievable and effective approach to making its existence much less of a threat . on all IT activities , next-generation antivirus software and endpoint protection that can cover their entire IT estate , wherever it is and whatever form it takes . They need strong identity controls based on ‘ Zero Trust ’ principles , threat intelligence and threat hunting capabilities and they need to be able to immediately respond and stop threats as they arise .

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There is no ‘ quick fix ’ to the ransomware scourge through legislation , but developing and maintaining cyber maturity provides a positive , achievable and effective approach to making its existence much less of a threat . on all IT activities , next-generation antivirus software and endpoint protection that can cover their entire IT estate , wherever it is and whatever form it takes . They need strong identity controls based on ‘ Zero Trust ’ principles , threat intelligence and threat hunting capabilities and they need to be able to immediately respond and stop threats as they arise .

More broadly , they need thorough , working incident response and Disaster Recovery plans . Developing cyberresilience should be a key imperative for organisations . Breaches happen and even the best-protected systems can be penetrated given the right combination of luck , skill and effort . But such disasters will not be catastrophic if the right systems , processes and policies are in place . If businesses don ’ t have the people internally to provide these , they need to work with a partner who can .
There is no ‘ quick fix ’ to the ransomware scourge through legislation , but developing and maintaining cyber maturity provides a positive , achievable and effective approach to making its existence much less of a threat . u www . intelligentciso . com
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