Media, advertising, and, to some extent, popular culture influence our awareness and prioritization of cyber risks and how to mitigate them. Since cybersecurity is a relatively new topic of interest, you may not have the context in which to interpret news headlines and determine their relevance for your company or what follow-on questions you should ask. While increased exposure to cybersecurity will make this process easier over time, you’ll need to consider additional factors when absorbing cybersecurity news. These include interpreting cybersecurity information and considering the interests and objectives of the source.
Two of the most common commentators on cybersecurity are governments and cybersecurity vendors. Since ...