When it comes to cybersecurity, it’s tempting to yearn for a silver bullet – one tool that can provide complete protection against all threats. Unfortunately, that isn’t realistic and is one of the main reasons chief information security officers talk about levels of risk and risk acceptance, rather than in absolutes.
Just like building a winning sports team, effective security requires careful selection of components with different strengths. It’s also essential for those components to work together as a cohesive whole. Having the right solutions in place can also have a force multiplier effect, enabling an increase in detection performance, intelligence gathering, and incident response that would otherwise be cumbersome to perform manually. The sum will be greater than the parts.
Read the complete article by Jim Cook in Inside Small Business.