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CSOs: Stop flogging the threats and start providing solutions

I recently chaired a panel on cyberthreats for a local business council. I had great panelists giving details on very sophisticated attacks found in the results of their company's threat reports, along with words from NIST on the security framework effort triggered by President Obama's Executive Order. Advanced persistent threats (APTs) and the Executive Order were dominating the headlines but when I opened it up for questions, most of the audience questions were not about the threats discussed, they were along the lines of "OK, that's nice -- but what solutions have you seen that worked against these things, and how do we convince management they need to fund us to do something?"

John Pescatore | 20 Aug | Read more

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