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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 7

  1. In your own words, describe the difference between machine learning and artificial intelligence.

Machine learning is a technique to help machines recognize patterns and automate tasks. Artificial intelligence is a broad term referring to any technique designed to allow a machine to perform a task once performed by humans. (Section: Automation)

  1. What were the four artificial intelligence categories described in the chapter?

Reactive machines, limited memory, theory of mind, and self-aware AI. (Section: Automation)

  1. Why do you think organizations deploy technical solutions and not process solutions?

Generally, technical solutions only require a person to choose from a list of options, whereas process solutions require more effort and thought. (Section: Too much technology with too little process)

  1. What are the four types of risk treatment? Provide a brief description and an example of each.

Risk acceptance (doing nothing...