It is more important than ever to have a cyber security strategy implemented with the corporate environment. But most small to mid-sized organization lack the resources and know how to develop a security program. And with that, organizations are applying extreme pressure on their security departments and professionals to:
- meet these new challenges
- improve their internal security posture
- push their security defenses to be better, faster, and more reliable
In order to meet these demands, security organizations need to employ a sound, well-defined security strategy. However, many do not have anything even remotely resembling a real strategy or understand what constitutes a strategy. In most cases, they are focused on specific target objectives, such as, “keeping the company safe from a breach” or ensuring compliance with one or more regulatory standards. Defining and implementing an information security strategy can be a daunting undertaking for many organizations.
This paper focuses on the six basic steps to employ when designing and implementing an organizational security strategy.