Gartner Research

Use Six Principles of Resilience to Address Digital Business Risk and Security

Published: 31 July 2015

ID: G00280963

Analyst(s): Ant Allan, Andrew Walls, Avivah Litan, Peter Firstbrook, Paul Proctor

Summary

Risk and security leaders' ability to steer their organizations through the intersection of digital business and increasing IT risk and cybersecurity threats will create resilience, differentiate their organizations, define their legacies and shape the ways that future enterprises apply technology.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • The Six Principles of Resilience for Digital Business Risk and Security
    • Principle No. 1: Stop Focusing on Check Box Compliance, and Shift to Risk-Based Decision Making
    • Principle No. 2: Stop Solely Protecting Infrastructure, and Begin Supporting Business Outcomes
    • Principle No. 3: Stop Being a Defender, and Become a Facilitator
    • Principle No. 4: Stop Trying to Control Information; Instead, Determine How It Flows
    • Principle No. 5: Accept the Limits of Technology and Become People-Centric
    • Principle No. 6: Stop Trying to Perfectly Protect Your Organization, and Invest in Detection and Response
  • A Final Word

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