Cybersecurity issues can’t be solved by simply buying a product

Year after year, data breach losses continue to rise and the cybercrime economy continues to thrive. What is the cybersecurity industry doing wrong?

Vendors must genuinely want to improve their customers’ security posture

If you ask Jeff Kohrman, the CEO of eCISO, a cybersecurity consultancy providing virtual CISO services and leadership mentoring for startups, the solution for most cybersecurity problems is not new, better tools.

“Practitioners are swamped with alert fatigue and changing priorities, mixed signals and inconsistent support from the business. They don’t need more tools to be more productive – they need processes that work in the context of their business, and relationships that enable those processes to be successful, and then tools can be of help,” he told Help Net Security.

Security vendors should invest into and partner with their customers to make the security that they need more accessible, easier for them to manage it for themselves.

“Learning to

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