November Cyber Breakfast - Cyber in Business
One of the most difficult tasks for senior leadership is to raise awareness across their enterprise regarding cybersecurity activities and what cybersecurity means to an organization. In order to accomplish such a daunting task, here are some options and ideas that may assist in raising cybersecurity awareness. Develop additional cybersecurity training based off of recent cybersecurity incidents Exercise employees with cybersecurity activities such as implementing an e-mail phishing scenario, internal social engineering attempts etc. On the spot “Face-to Face” praises and corrections at the supervisory level Supervisors being held accountable for all staff failures to accomplish required cybersecurity training Clearly defined personnel actions if there are failures to meet the terms for employment Enterprise wide reporting on successful and non-successful cybersecurity activities from all levels of employees (develop a fun competitive environment) Build a program where everyone receives rewards i.e. time off or pizza party, when poor cybersecurity performance was avoided for a determined amount of days To make the most effective use of cybersecurity resources and to deliver swift incident response capabilities, organizations must raise awareness and showcase the risk reduction to all stakeholders within the enterprise. Once the groundwork and policies are in place incident response planning and execution will be an extension of the organization’s business processes and culture. Join our November breakfast to hear the perspective from a large, medium and small sized company. They all have different approaches, budgets, and perspectives on the right way forward. You have the opportunity to learn firsthand what you can do for your company regardless of size and capacity.