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Four Strategies for Optimizing Your Security Controls in Future Scenarios

Published: 30 May 2013

ID: G00252630

Analyst(s): Andrew Walls

Summary

Future threat environments will force security and risk leaders to create new, adaptive control environments. A structured approach — one that defines, regularly surveys and improves control effectiveness — will help teams plan and adapt to the changing landscape.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • A Structured, Strategic Approach to Controls
  • Structure Your Control Environment to Accommodate Threat Variation and Context
  • Maintain Flexible Alliances and Be Prepared to Comply With Overlapping and Conflicting Directives

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