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Ignore the Splashy Headlines: Why Security Should Look Inward, Not Out

by Tim Armstrong , posted in Cloud Security, Cloud Security Priorities, Threat Stack Audit

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It’s easy to get distracted by splashy headlines about breaches at corporations with household names. And of course state-sponsored, targeted cyberattacks are sexier than your average phishing scam. But just because a particular threat is newsworthy doesn’t mean it’s the right thing to spend your organization’s valuable resources protecting against.

The reasons for this may not be completely obvious, so let’s take a moment to understand why looking outward at newsworthy security attacks can actually hurt your company’s security posture. Then we’ll explain why an inward-facing approach is more effective.

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Feb 6, 2017 10:59:02 AM

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