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8 steps for discovering your company's top cybersecurity risks

Mediafeed Logo By Kip Boyle of Mediafeed | Slide 1 of 9: It seems like every day we hear news of a well-known company experiencing a data breach. Companies like Yahoo, Target, and Marriott have all dealt with having their users’ private information – user ID, password, and more – stolen by cyberattackers.These attacks caused so much damage in large part because most companies do not have their main focus on practicing reasonable cybersecurity. The ability to prevent these attacks – or at least minimize the extensive damage through effective detection, response, and recovery capabilities – starts with a Cyber Risk Management Game Plan.The first phase of assembling that game plan is measuring and scoring your company’s current cyber risks. Your company will encounter unlimited risks, but your resources to manage those risks are limited, so you need a strict method of prioritization.Here are the eight steps to discovering your top cybersecurity risks.

Cyber attacks are preventable

It seems like every day we hear news of a well-known company experiencing a data breach. Companies like Yahoo, Target, and Marriott have all dealt with having their users’ private information – user ID, password, and more – stolen by cyberattackers.

These attacks caused so much damage in large part because most companies do not have their main focus on practicing reasonable cybersecurity. The ability to prevent these attacks – or at least minimize the extensive damage through effective detection, response, and recovery capabilities – starts with a Cyber Risk Management Game Plan.

The first phase of assembling that game plan is measuring and scoring your company’s current cyber risks. Your company will encounter unlimited risks, but your resources to manage those risks are limited, so you need a strict method of prioritization.

Here are the eight steps to discovering your top cybersecurity risks.

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