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Is Your Organization Cyber Resilient?

Cyber resilience is an evolving perspective that is rapidly gaining recognition. The concept essentially brings the areas of information security, business continuity, and organizational resilience together.

Create a Cybersecurity Program

Organisations should establish a measurable cyber security program. The program translates the Cyber Security strategy into action, driving initiatives and continuous improvements in cyber resilience. The steering committee oversees the cyber security program.

Cyber Security Organization Collaboration

Translating a cyber security strategy and vision into action requires the buy-in and support of the wider organisation. This can be achieved by establishing a committee containing key stakeholders from across the business. The main objective of the steering committee is to achieve consensus and align cyber security priorities with the organisation’s objectives. Steering committees are most effective when they contain representatives who can make decisions on resource allocation, prioritisation, and direct cyber security activities.

Holistic Cybersecurity Risk Management

Effective risk management is a core component of governance and must be embedded within the organisation. A framework is needed to effectively identify, analyse, evaluate, and manage cyber security risks. The framework supports consistent decision-making and prioritisation within an organisation, maximising the benefit of investment in cyber security.

Roles and Responsibilities in the Cyber Resilient Organization

Achieving effective cyber security governance requires defining and establishing the organisation’s cyber security roles and responsibilities. After they are created, consider at what level in the organisation they need to be performed.

In smaller organisations, most cyber security functions may fall to a single person. In such cases, it is even more important for senior leaders to ensure cyber security duties are realistic, clearly understood, and well communicated. Everyone in the organisation should understand their role in supporting effective cyber security.

Building a Cybersecurity Culture

 

 

An effective cybersecurity culture enables a virtuous circle where employees, understand their roles and responsibilities for protecting their firm, literally becoming human firewalls.

Preventing Data Centre Downtime

Managing Data Centre Operations

 

In recent years, data centre infrastructure has become significantly more reliable and management practices have improved, so it would be fair to expect that the number of reported downtime incidents is decreasing. But this is not the case.

According to a 2018 survey by Uptime Institute, 31% of respondents experienced a downtime incident or severe degradation in the last year and 48% reported at least one outage at their site or at a service provider in the last three years.

Creating a Cyber Resilient Organization

Every organisation’s journey toward cyber resilience will be different. Navigating the individual complexities of governance requires leaders to chart their organisation’s own course. The terms cyber resilience and cyber security are both used in Charting Your Course. Cyber resilience is suggested as a realistic goal for an organisation; rather than focusing primarily on prevention of cyber incidents, resilience also emphasises the importance of recovery and response.

Managing Data Centre Power and Data Connectivity

Managing Data Centre Operations

 

Good network documentation practices improve uptime and increase the speed at which you can deploy equipment. Plus, if there is an issue, you can quickly trace cables via your documentation to determine the root cause rather than having to manually trace cables. Without proper documentation, you risk mismanagement of resources, ineffective use of capacity, inability to move or install equipment, unsafe operating environments, and increased capital expenditures for new cabling and hardware.

Managing Data Centre Port Capacity

Managing Data Centre Operations

 

Sunbird DCIM software provides Data Centre operations managers with the ability to identify, locate, visualize, and manage all physical Data Centre assets, quickly provision new equipment, and confidently plan capacity for future growth. Sunbird DCIM software also helps control energy costs, improve Data Centre design, and increase operational efficiency.

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