5 Tips for Achieving Better Cybersecurity Risk Management

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Casey Ellis, founder, CTO and chairman of Bugcrowd, discusses a roadmap for lowering risk from cyberattacks most effectively.

When thinking about risk management, think about the last time you were comparing health-insurance policies. Each offers a means to protect yourself and your family from financial losses (e.g. from hospital coverage), and many policies include things that are designed to reduce the likelihood of those losses occurring in the first place (e.g fitness benefits, preventative , etc.).

While buying these policies doesn’t guarantee that the policyholder will be immune to “having a bad day,” it does deliver reassurance and pathways forward should a negative event occur. Cybersecurity risk management is a similar concept.

In today’s landscape, there are several basic cybersecurity policies that are becoming increasingly critical to adopt. Whether companies are just beginning to roll these out or view themselves as experts, there are a few tips that should ensure they are following to make their cyber-defenses are as robust as possible.

1. Make Use of Cybersecurity Frameworks

Cybersecurity frameworks such as ISO 27001, the framework that defines best practices for an information management system (ISMS), can help organizations tackle

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