The use cases for Software as a Service (SaaS) are undeniably vast and advantageous. However, the nature of subscribing to a cloud service leaves a ton of ambiguity as to who is responsible for its security… The vendor or the customer? This article will present a 10,000-foot view of SaaS and the unintentional risks that surface when organizations bring in cloud services like SaaS.
Companies looking to build a cyber risk management program have four options. This video describes the various options, plus pros and cons of each. It is important to understand what is available so you can make the best choice for your organization's protection and longevity.
For some time now, organizations around the globe have been met with looming cybersecurity threats, increased pressure from stakeholders, and catastrophic internal IT Security fatigue. As a result, one of the most in-demand leadership positions is the Chief Information Security Officer. Just like numerous other “as a service” platforms, the rise of “CISO as a Service” or Virtual CISO (vCISO) has also become a major game-changer for emerging and medium-sized businesses, allowing them to gain the same cybersecurity direction as a large enterprise, but at a fraction of the cost.
For most of the 2000s, companies without an IT department seemed doomed to fail. Amazon is a prime example of what is possible with the internet and innovative leadership (pun intended). Times have changed. It now it seems like organizations are doomed for humiliation without a proper cybersecurity program and consequently a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for cybersecurity direction.