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The Cybersecurity Playbook for Modern Enterprises

By : Jeremy Wittkop
Book Image

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


In this chapter, we discussed several challenges for the modern enterprise. We started by talking about the cybersecurity talent shortage, which is among the most significant challenges for securing the modern enterprise. We can and should be trying to inspire more people to join the cybersecurity profession, but we will be dealing with a talent shortfall for at least the next 10–20 years. As a result, automation will play a key role. You have learned about categories of machine learning and AI so you can apply the right technology solutions to the right problems. You have learned about the imbalance of technology and process in most security programs and the problems that imbalance can cause. You now understand how to identify and treat cyber risk as business risk and how to set up a continuing education program that ensures all team members, especially those in leadership, are equipped with the skills necessary to secure the modern enterprise. With what you have learned...