New, sophisticated cyber attacks can dictate your cyber security strategies. As attacks become more advanced, the security practices that may have worked in the past can have diminishing returns. The security practices that may have worked in the past can have diminishing returns. As per Gil Shwed, the founder, and CEO of Check Point, “You don’t pick your battles, they pick you,” in speaking of the turnaround in the cyberthreat world. Attackers decide what you need to deal with.
Against this landscape, your best cyber security is a solution that offers a comprehensive platform, protecting your organization against a wide spectrum of attacks. As a CISO, you no longer have the luxury of allocating security resources to target your biggest perceived threats. There are too many advanced attacks that can bring your operations to a halt for you to focus on isolated threat types.