Security Magazine Offers Insight into Conducting a Cybersecurity Risk Assessment
At Hikvision, we continue to bring you the most current cybersecurity news and education. The focus in a recent Security Magazine article was how to assess and bolster an organization’s level of cybersecurity.
It can take only a few minutes for an organization’s reputation to be ruined by a data breach. It can also take up to two years for that reputation to recover. Reputational damage drives off customers, so ignoring cybersecurity is no longer an option for companies.
The first way to improve cybersecurity, according to the article, is to conduct a cybersecurity risk assessment. The basic steps of a risk assessment include:
- Determining the scope of the assessment
- Identifying and locating data
- Categorizing data based on sensitivity
- Analyzing current protections, practices, and controls
- Identifying threats and establishing a framework for improvement
It’s also important to remember that advancing technology creates new cyber risks, so it’s essential to repeat these steps regularly to keep organizational data safe and secure.
Hikvision’s cybersecurity center, like Security Magazine, is dedicated to helping customers, partners, and distributors with information to keep security systems and equipment safe. The cybersecurity center has useful information about best practices for configuring and managing your systems, various cybersecurity resources, the latest security notices, and much more. Additionally, the Hikvision Understanding Vulnerabilities white paper details information about misunderstood vulnerabilities.