Today’s Cybersecurity Management Requires A New Approach

The current managed security services provider model just doesn’t work in our information-rich world. Time to shake things up.

Cybersecurity today has reached a turning point. Managing today’s cybersecurity issues requires a new model with which to identify critical information that needs to be protected, a new model to identify the threats that jeopardize that information, and a new way to understand the corporate risk associated with that information’s potential loss.

Today’s cybersecurity management also requires a more effective way to keep the worst from happening. The current managed security services provider (MSSP) model, one in which a third party monitors the security on a client’s network, can’t handle new, more sophisticated threats, more complex enterprise IT infrastructures, the connection of the Internet of Things, and the ever-increasing value of information.

How did we get here? The sophistication of today’s threats can be seen in two ways. Nation-states

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