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Cyber Security

Cyber Security is not a Risk

Describing Cyber Security as a risk is a language oddity that keeps appearing at an alarming rate. It is a dangerous and simplistic shortcut: Cyber Security results from the proper application of proportionate Controls to protect an organisation from the Cyber Threats it faces. Cyber Risk results from the absence or inefficiency of such Controls.

Cyber Security

Cyber Security: The Six Questions the Board Needs to Ask

Fundamentally, the Board of Directors needs to go back to basics on cyber security matters: Time has now gone to continue approaching cyber security purely from a Risk perspective. Risk is ultimately about “things that may or may not happen”. When it comes to cyber security, the Board should start from the premise that cyber attacks are a matter of “when”, not “if” – and should shift the focus towards understanding and managing what is actually getting done to protect the organisation.