One critical area where operational resilience is important is with cybersecurity
It ’ s easy to fall into a reactive mode in responding to new threats or quickly changing business needs but in order to become resilient you need to develop a strategic combination of planning , response and recovery .
Today , only 42 % of global executives are confident their organisation can recover from a major cyber event without impacting their business . To maintain cyber resilience , one should be regularly evaluating their risks and risk thresholds and their organisation ’ s ability to operationally manage those risks through a combination of human efforts and technology products and services .
It is important for leaders to take the time now to assess security environments and develop an approach that can accommodate change while being efficient with resources , enabling user productivity and reducing cyber-risk with best-in-class security . Here we take a practical approach to exploring how you can streamline and strengthen your security , drawing from third-party research that Microsoft commissioned to Forrester and real-world results from our customers .