In this article for Infosecurity Magazine, Nik Whitfield examines why automating Cyber Hygiene is a top priority for enterprise organisations in 2018.
“Recent and well-publicized cyber-attacks have highlighted that a big part of winning at security is ‘getting the basics right’.”
Quite rightly, many in the security industry wince a bit at sentences like the one above. Why? Because in reality, the foundational security controls that are collectively referred to as ‘cyber hygiene’ are anything but basic to implement well, and anything but easy to get right consistently – especially at enterprise scale.