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Cyber Risk Management

Prioritize Threats, Identify Vulnerabilities and Apply Controls

Learn how to prioritize threats, implement a cyber security programme and effectively communicate risks
EAN: 9780749484125
Edition: 1
Published:
Format: 232x157
416 pages

About the book

Most organizations are undergoing a digital transformation of some sort and are looking to embrace innovative technology, but new ways of doing business inevitably lead to new threats which can cause irreparable financial, operational and reputational damage. In an increasingly punitive regulatory climate, organizations are also under pressure to be more accountable and compliant. Cyber Risk Management clearly explains the importance of implementing a cyber security strategy and provides practical guidance for those responsible for managing threat events, vulnerabilities and controls, including malware, data leakage, insider threat and Denial-of-Service.

Examples and use cases including Yahoo, Facebook and TalkTalk, add context throughout and emphasize the importance of communicating security and risk effectively, while implementation review checklists bring together key points at the end of each chapter. Cyber Risk Management analyzes the innate human factors around risk and how they affect cyber awareness and employee training, along with the need to assess the risks posed by third parties. Including an introduction to threat modelling, this book presents a data-centric approach to cyber risk management based on business impact assessments, data classification, data flow modelling and assessing return on investment. It covers pressing developments in artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data and cloud mobility, and includes advice on responding to risks which are applicable for the environment and not just based on media sensationalism.

About the authors

Christopher Hodson

Christopher J Hodson is Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), EMEA at Tanium. He has 18 years' experience across the financial, retail, energy and media industry sectors and was previously CISO, EMEA and Data Protection Officer at Zscaler. He holds an MSc in Cyber Security from Royal Holloway and retains an active role in the Infosec industry through directorship of the Institute of Information Security Professionals (IISP) and membership of CompTIA's Cyber Security Committee.

More about Christopher Hodson

One of the most informative books currently on the market that demystifies the risk management process surrounding cyber security. Chris uses up-to-date case studies to highlight the most important aspects of cyber risk, informing the reader of current best practices within industry, how to implement it within your company and ultimately how you can keep your business safe against the growing number of cyber threats out there.

Tom Huckle, Head Of Cyber Training And Development, Crucial Academy

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