Security professionals face the challenge of staying ahead of the rising rate of attacks and the increasing sophistication with which they occur. Organizations must design and adopt more advanced threat protection solutions and strategies that leverage new technologies and approaches to detect and block attacks. With all of the available solutions and approaches from which to choose, how do you know which one will work best for your enterprise?
The SANS Top 20 Critical Security Controls can be used to help determine an organization’s readiness to counter cyber-attacks, but it can be difficult to meet the demands of all 20 controls without holistic command over the environment.
As the high-profile recent breaches at companies such as Target and Neiman Marcus demonstrate, even organizations with advanced security systems and adequate staffing find it difficult, if not impossible, to effectively fend off cyber-criminals without processes to control the discovery and management of security blind spots.
This document explains some steps you can take to better secure your organization.