Sunday, November 12, 2017

The Private Sector's Responsibility in Preventing a Catastrophic National Cyber Attack

By SC Magazine, Nov. 09, 2017

C-suites and boards of directors have, up until this point, remained focused on executing minimally sufficient security measures that kept the bad guys out and the good guys safe. With last month's announcement of the devastating Equifax breach affecting nearly every household in the country and thrusting the credit reporting industry into chaos, it's time for the private sector to admit it is no longer “cheaper” to wait out a breach instead of investing in proper security controls throughout their organization.

In May 2017, President Trump issued an Executive Order, “Strengthening the cybersecurity of federal networks and critical infrastructuture.” 
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