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Defense of the cyberrealm: How organizations can thwart cyberattacks

– Governments and companies have much work to do to protect people, institutions, and even entire cities and countries from potentially... devastating large-scale cyberattacks.
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Cybersecurity and the risk function

– Are your information technology, cybersecurity, and risk professionals working together as a championship team to neutralize cyberthreats... and protect business value?
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Insider threat: The human element of cyberrisk

– Cyber programs often miss the significant portion of risk generated by employees, and current tools are blunt instruments. A new... method can yield better results.
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Asking the right questions to define government’s role in cybersecurity

– There is no one-size-fits-all approach for governments to manage cybersecurity. But asking some key questions can help leaders... get started.
Interactive - McKinsey Quarterly

Five Fifty: Insecurity

– Trojan-infested botnets. Distributed denials of service. Credential stuffing attacks. How secure is your company in an age of... cybercrime?
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A new posture for cybersecurity in a networked world

– As the dangers mount, current approaches aren’t working. Cyberrisk management needs a root-and-branch overhaul.
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Smart city resilience: Digitally empowering cities to survive, adapt, and thrive

– In the age of the smart city, leaders must adapt their resilience strategy to match their evolving risk profile—otherwise... they risk building a smarter but more fragile city.
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Making a secure transition to the public cloud

– As enterprises scale up their use of the public cloud, they must rethink how they protect data and applications—and put... in place four critical practices.
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To survive in the age of advanced cyberthreats, use ‘active defense’

– Anticipating attacks, responding to them in real time, setting traps to contain them, and protecting assets according to their... value can help companies stop sophisticated cybercriminals.
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A framework for improving cybersecurity discussions within organizations

– Clear and frequent communication is essential but often lacking in companies’ cybersecurity programs. Here’s how security... professionals can create tighter bonds with some critical stakeholders.
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Six ways CEOs can promote cybersecurity in the IoT age

– Billions of devices are being brought online as the Internet of Things develops, creating new vulnerabilities. Here’s how... leaders can regain control.
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