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The Cybersecurity Playbook for Modern Enterprises

By : Jeremy Wittkop
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The Cybersecurity Playbook for Modern Enterprises

By: Jeremy Wittkop

Overview of this book

Security is everyone's responsibility and for any organization, the focus should be to educate their employees about the different types of security attacks and how to ensure that security is not compromised. This cybersecurity book starts by defining the modern security and regulatory landscape, helping you understand the challenges related to human behavior and how attacks take place. You'll then see how to build effective cybersecurity awareness and modern information security programs. Once you've learned about the challenges in securing a modern enterprise, the book will take you through solutions or alternative approaches to overcome those issues and explain the importance of technologies such as cloud access security brokers, identity and access management solutions, and endpoint security platforms. As you advance, you'll discover how automation plays an important role in solving some key challenges and controlling long-term costs while building a maturing program. Toward the end, you'll also find tips and tricks to keep yourself and your loved ones safe from an increasingly dangerous digital world. By the end of this book, you'll have gained a holistic understanding of cybersecurity and how it evolves to meet the challenges of today and tomorrow.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Section 1 – Modern Security Challenges
Section 2 – Building an Effective Program
Section 3 – Solutions to Common Problems

Section 1 – Modern Security Challenges

The world is changing at an ever-increasing pace. The flywheel of technological innovation is spinning at such a rate that traditional change management is obsolete and change leadership has become the norm. Each new technology that affects the modern workplace presents new challenges for the teams chartered with securing the organization's most important systems and information.

Few people understand the breadth of the global cybercrime community and the actors who play a role. Understanding how attacks happen and why is critical to building the proper defenses to secure a modern enterprise.

This part of the book comprises the following chapters:

  • Chapter 1, Protecting People, Information, and Systems – a Growing Problem
  • Chapter 2, The Human Side of Cybersecurity
  • Chapter 3, Anatomy of an Attack