While many companies are now beginning to understand how real cyber security threats are, most are still ill-prepared to defend against them. If your company is like many, the C-suite may be feeling okay about the security of its computer network based on deployment of a prevention strategy including anti-virus software, a firewall and perhaps other precautions.
If so, leadership should reconsider. Even with the best prevention measures in place, intruders can still find their way into your network. And once they are there, they often have plenty of time to create damaging data breaches.
At many companies, intrusions are more damaging than they need to be because of a failure to implement a multi-pronged security strategy that not only features prevention but also includes comprehensive detection measures and a robust response plan.
This article takes a more detailed look at three elements that make up a multi-pronged approach to cyber security.