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What Is Important? Cyber and Continuity Risk

Written by  MICHAEL C. REDMOND & VIBHAV AGARWAL

New risks are emerging every day in the realm of cybersecurity, and many organizations are moving quickly to address these risks: developing documentation, procedures, and processes. However, this is often without regard for cybersecurity best practices. To ensure sustainability, organizations must develop cyber policies, plans, and procedures and put effective controls in place. If these controls are already in place, they should be evaluated frequently to ensure that they address these emerging risks. It is essential for every organization to review and update their security procedures and policies in order to prepare for emerging business and IT risks. Having a standard and consistent monitoring and incident response program is becoming more and more critical, as attacks occur more often and more viciously, targeting organizations across sizes and industries. In addition, the organizations need to constantly upgrade their security awareness and training programs to educate the employees and other stakeholders about new