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IDG Contributor Network: Why your security strategy should not be created in a vacuum

Discussion in 'CSO' started by RSS, Jan 28, 2016.

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    The quote above is referencing the Army of General George Washington. He led a comparatively small, undermanned, undertrained, and undersupplied army. As a result, he could not fight the British using conventional methods. Washington had to develop a strategy that reflected the abilities and resources under his control. To do otherwise would have resulted in almost certain defeat.

    Today, our enterprises, are being attacked 24/7 by small enemies that use the same type of tactics as Gen. George Washington. Our enemies use a series of "pinpricks" to infiltrate our networks, hide themselves, and move around at will. Your organization is well equipped, well funded, and slow. It requires teamwork and time to make changes. All the while the enemy can stop on a dime, change course, regroup, and continue attacking.

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