4 Ways CISOs Can Strengthen Their Security Resilience

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Tom Kellermann

Hindsight, as we know, offers perfect clarity. Most organizations weren't expecting a global pandemic to speed up digital transformation or create an anywhere workforce. Not only are security teams being forced to combat increasingly sophisticated attacks and match the speed of innovation with the right security, they're doing so in a remote-work environment. In parallel with this, organizations are accelerating cloud adoption, which expands the threat surface for cybercrime cartels and nation-state actors who have used the pandemic as a chance to industrialize their operations.

Whether it's island-hopping as we saw with SolarWinds, new attack techniques, or the 118% increase in destructive attacks, it is evident that cyberspace has become more hostile. As the saying goes, it's no longer a matter of if an organization will get attacked, but when.

As CISOs arm their teams with the resources needed to defend against attackers, two things should remain top of mind. First, the assumption that cybercriminals will...

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