Cybersecurity isn’t a product, or even a collection of products. It’s a practice. On some level, IT and business leaders know this. And yet, we continue to see organizations purchase powerful security solutions and then fail to maximize the potential of those tools. When organizations implement best-of-breed solutions but then don’t pay close attention to how those tools are actually used, money is wasted, and valuable data and systems are left vulnerable to attack.
Taking the following considerations into account when evaluating your organization’s cybersecurity infrastructure can help to optimize its effectiveness.