Today, cybersecurity needs a new mindset. You probably won't endure a cyber attack a minute, as some UK organisations do. But virtually every company or organisation has something of value and there's nothing to stop you entering the hackers' firing line.
Our recommended cybersecurity mindset accepts a perimeter breach will happen. In fact, it accepts it may already be done. On average, a company finds out they've had a data breach some 170 days after it's happened
Our approach takes the pressure off prevention and focuses on detection, protection and remediation instead (and tracking down who's responsible, and stopping it happening again.
Don't get us wrong. We're not saying people should give up on prevention all together. It's still an important part of any layered cybersecurity strategy, as recommended by the government cyber advisors GCHQ. But for our clients, it's no longer the most important part.
This is the Avatu mindset in operation. And it's the future for safer cybersecurity.
To successfully fight back you should :