My takeaways from last week – Oct 11, 2021

This was a particularly interesting week with a couple of events worth being reviewed (and learned from): the launch of the more security-oriented Windows 11, the Facebook outage and, a new ransomware threat for VMware ESXI. I also included a short read on planning for Incidents Response. Here is my take from last week: I'm …

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Security Architecture considerations for Cyber Resilience – why threat prevention is important

In an earlier blog this year, I compared the concepts of cybersecurity and cyber-resiliency, arguing that the main difference between the two is one of perspective. Cybersecurity is centered on the idea that attacks can (and should) be prevented while cyber-resilience acknowledges that some attacks will go through, and that organizations must prepare to deal …

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Don’t get hacked! How to quantify the potential losses due to a cyber attack

https://youtu.be/Jk3o_YMI-NQ This is the second part of the video on cyber risk exposure! It covers how the quantitative risk analysis allows you to calculate the potential losses associated with cyber risks. This will help you prioritize risk, estimate security budgets, and get the needed resources to mitigate the risks!