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Smart leaders need to ‘anticipate breach’ to protect their companies

Discussion in 'CSO' started by RSS, Sep 30, 2015.

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    RSS New Member Member

    Why wasn’t the security breach prevented?

    Seems like the question that gets asked of security breaches that make the headlines. While some cheer the focus and attention, others cringe at the assertion.

    The response is natural.

    When something “bad” happens, people cry out for answers. Then they demand action. The need to “do something.”

    This reaction demonstrates the bias for breach prevention (read about it here). It creates blind spots in strategy and capability. In some cases, the misdirection of attention and resources increases the likelihood of breach. It dampens the ability to detect and respond.

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