Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Cybersecurity Awareness Month

October 10, 2018 - This October is the 15th observation of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, an initiative to raise awareness of the importance of cybersecurity. The theme for 2018 is "Cybersecurity is our shared responsibility and we all must work together to improve our Nation's cybersecurity." These articles focus on the five Cybersecurity Framework Function areas: identify, protect, detect, respond and recover.

The first step in protecting a business from cyber threats is to identify the "crown jewels" of your business – those assets and systems that are critical to your business. (Item #1)   Here is a cybersecurity toolkit created for small and medium-size businesses. (Item #2)   Market pressure to adopt online security will come from these major factors. (Item #3)

To help organizations identify breaches sooner, breach detection platform provider Lastline lists seven tips. (Item #4)   Experts weigh in on the most important considerations when developing a cybersecurity incident response plan. (Item #5)   66 percent of organizations would not recover from a cyberattack if it occurred today. Is your organization prepared? (Item #6)

For the full issue, click here.

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