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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

Chapter 6

  1. Choose a security triumvirate and explain it in your own words.

The three triumvirates discussed in this chapter were people, process, and technology; confidentiality, integrity, and availability; and people, data, and threats. (Section: Security triumvirates)

  1. What are some of the challenges with the traditional information security model?

Traditional security models often are techno-centric and do not use the security triumvirates discussed previously. Instead, they focus on the technology used and therefore are vulnerable to change. (Section: Challenges with the traditional information security model)

  1. What is the information life cycle? What are its stages?

The information life cycle defines the stages of the life of information in an environment. The stages are creation, storage, use, sharing, and destruction. (Section: Protecting information)

  1. What is a workload?

A workload is a program or application that runs on...