Defensive tooling and strategic enablers
When it comes to defending an organization from future related attack vectors, there is a requirement that the defender changes their way of thinking in order to better prepare for what might be heading their way. The old paradigm of simply trying to predictively stay ahead of the threat by using anti-virus tooling, or having segmented VLANs that are bound by firewalls, is no longer sufficient.
Attack tooling and threat vectors have proven these outdated approaches to be ineffective, and to continue to try and defend anything with approaches and tools that have proven insufficient is tantamount to madness. Changing the way in which one plans for coming attacks, and using newer, more innovative solutions that operate in the way infrastructure, users, and the ever-changing workforce are evolving, is not optional: it is the only way to have any chance at survival.
In order to understand how best to defend something, one must first...