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Don’t risk it all: how to prioritize your cyber investment

19th May 2020 | 3:00pm BST
What quick decisions does the board need to make about cyber security?

Join five senior leaders on this roundtable discussion as we dedicate 90 minutes to answering one of the most valuable questions in business today…

Emerging technologies comes with rewards, but they also come with risks. As businesses expand and leverage more tools, organisations need to keep up, know the threat landscape and strengthen their defence.

According to Verizon, 90%+ of incidents occur due to a failure in process and/or the human element. By focusing on IT you end up with organisations that have too many security tools that bring little to no value and not enough experts to manage them. It becomes a point where security has become its own vulnerability. That’s why it’s crucial for businesses to focus on basic hygiene (core and firewall maintenance, access management, patching etc.), governance (protocols for assessment of risk, impact to business, incident management, training). Executive engagement influences all of this, but needs to be driven top down, rather than from IT areas.

Join Verizon and a select group of industry thought leaders to discuss how to navigate through the current climate, how to build a security and risk management narrative for your board, and how to position yourself after a breach.

Discussion Topics

How are you communicating the value of security initiatives to the organization? Are you educating the organization about basic hygiene?
How are you currently monitoring and defending your infrastructure against cyber threats?
How can you prevent the risks that Shadow IT brings to companies?
Thought Leader
Phillip Larbey Managing Principal - EMEA, Verizon
VTRAC - Investigative Response | Threat Intelligence Phillip now runs Verizon Threat Research Advisory Center's Threat… Find out more
Thought Leader
Emmanuel Baeyens EMEA Executive Security Advisory Team, Verizon
Emmanuel is part of Verizon's EMEA Executive Security Advisory team. Having worked in advisory and consulting… Find out more
Moderator
Kristina Cartwright Editor & Presenter, Meet the Boss
Kristina Cartwright is an editor and presenter for GDS Group & Meet the Boss. In this… Find out more
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