Cyber criminals have modernized their techniques in order to take advantage of the gap between the adoption of digital technology and the implementation of effective security controls. There are ever-changing and emerging technologies that bring new conveniences and abilities to individuals and companies, but these also offer new opportunities and channels for attackers to commit their crimes. Being prepared in advance is the best defense against a fraud or cybersecurity attack.
- Being prepared is the best defense against a fraud or cybersecurity attack. Establish an incident response plan or playbook, practice it, and keep it up-to-date.
- Prioritization is a key part of your incident response plan. Take a risk-based approach and identify what are the most critical assets at your company and what needs to be protected the most.