10 Steps to Cyber Resilience - CESG
The 10 steps to Cyber Security discusses how cyber security is now one of the biggest challenges economy. Produced jointly by GCHQ, BIS and CPNI it offers guidance for business on how to make the UK’s networks more resilient and protect key information assets against cyber threats.
If your organizations hasn't taken steps to protect itself your IT systems may already be compromised with your intellect property compromised and your security breached. This is happening every day to not just one or two, but thousands and you should be asking yourself the question "Are we confident that we are secure?".
It need not be difficult or expensive, roughly 80% of all attacks would be defeated by embedding basic information security practices into your operations.
This report provides an excellent primer on the Risks and measures that can defeat most attacks and focuses on key points of risk management and corporate governance including some case studies based on real events.
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This is the third Cost of Cyber Crime study from the Ponemon Institute, sponsored by HP Enterprise Security. This years study has a distinctly international flavour with nearly 200 organizations across various industry sectors being represented. Cyber attacks generally refer to criminal activity conducted via the Internet.
The attacks featured include stealing an organization’s intellectual property, confiscating online bank accounts, creating and distributing viruses on other computers, posting confidential business information on the Internet and disrupting a country’s critical national infrastructure. Consistent with the previous two studies, the loss or misuse of information is the most significant consequence of a cyber attack. Based on these findings, organizations need to be more vigilant in protecting their most sensitive and confidential information.