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Cybersecurity for Business
Organization-Wide Strategies to Ensure Cyber Risk Is Not Just an IT Issue
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About the book
FINALIST: International Book Awards 2023 - Business: General
Balance the benefits of digital transformation with the associated risks with this guide to effectively managing cybersecurity as a strategic business issue.
Important and cost-effective innovations can substantially increase cyber risk and the loss of intellectual property, corporate reputation and consumer confidence. Over the past several years, organizations around the world have increasingly come to appreciate the need to address cybersecurity issues from a business perspective, not just from a technical or risk angle. Cybersecurity for Business builds on a set of principles developed with international leaders from technology, government and the boardroom to lay out a clear roadmap of how to meet goals without creating undue cyber risk.
This essential guide outlines the true nature of modern cyber risk, and how it can be assessed and managed using modern analytical tools to put cybersecurity in business terms. It then describes the roles and responsibilities each part of the organization has in implementing an effective enterprise-wide cyber risk management program, covering critical issues such as incident response, supply chain management and creating a culture of security. Bringing together a range of experts and senior leaders, this edited collection enables leaders and students to understand how to manage digital transformation and cybersecurity from a business perspective.
About the authors
Internet Security Alliance provides thought leadership in cybersecurity and works with the US government to advocate for public policy that will advance the interests of cybersecurity.
Larry Clinton is President of the Internet Security Alliance. He advises industry and government on cyber policy and regularly appears in the media to provide an expert opinion. He has briefed NATO, the Organization of American States (OAS), G-20 and the US Congress. He has twice been named to the NACD 'Directorship 100' list of the most influential individuals in corporate governance.
- Cybersecurity is national security. The only way to effectively protect ourselves is through a collective defense model. Cybersecurity for Business describes the roles and responsibilities individuals across an organization must take in this new age to work together to protect their enterprise and, in so doing, contribute to our nation's defense.
- GEN (Ret) Keith Alexander, Former head of US Cyber Command Co-CEO, IronNet Cybersecurity, Inc.