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New Title: Role of Data-Driven Defense in Cyber Security
Fremont, CA: The success and continued rise of cybercrime is evidence that most organizations continue to be ineffective defenders. Let us look at the top reasons why firms may be inefficient when it comes to cybersecurity:
- OVERWHELMING NUMBER OF VULNERABILITIES AND ALERTS
It's not uncommon for significant firms to receive 1,000 or more warnings every day, with 25 percent to 75 percent of them proving to be false positives. Teams overburdened with security warnings frequently fail to identify or prioritize hazards effectively. When their plates are too full, some admit to turning a blind eye to security alarms.
2.NOT ENOUGH FOCUS ON ROOT CAUSE ANALYSIS
Malware entrance, like headaches, fever, and lethargy, frequently indicates something considerably more hazardous. So not only must the virus be cleaned up, but security professionals must also learn how the malware could break their defenses.
3. TOO MANY PROJECTS AND PRIORITIES
In a business setting, resources are scarce, IT and cybersecurity teams are overburdened, and management teams may have pet projects that take precedence over things like cybersecurity. Another factor that creates a false sense of security is compliance. Furthermore, compliance is focused on the requirements of the legislation rather than the organization's actual cybersecurity needs. Most breaches involve humans, yet compliance measures fail to prioritize or emphasize the human factor's relevance.
4.THE SECURITY COMMUNICATION PROBLEM
End-users cannot spot suspicious activity due to communication gaps, senior management is uninformed of top security concerns, and the business cannot supply the correct amount of resources and deploy the right number of controls to mitigate cyber risks in real-time. Cybersecurity must be proactive rather than reactive, and communications are critical in this regard.
5.HUMANS ARE POOR AT RISK EVALUATION
The majority of cybersecurity teams are biassed, and their security decisions are often influenced by various factors, including vendor and media-driven narratives, compliance and regulation requirements, unranked or is-ranked threats, and a lack of confidence and accuracy in identifying cybersecurity gaps.
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