Addressing threats to your operation is a priority for Operations leaders – and should include cybersecurity threats. The risk of operational interruption, the presence of single points of failure, the cost of loss of IP / downtime / fines / ransom – if these risks “keep you up at night” then you need to be involved in mitigating them. Start by identifying whose responsibility cybersecurity is within the organization, and involve yourself in the conversation. Once there is awareness and alignment at the c-level, Ops can help by informing policies to improve your security. These can range from acceptable usage policies, to devices at work, to how third parties (and which of them) handle data.
Once the organizational direction is set, and clearly defined (Read more…)
*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from IntelliGO MDR Blog authored by Jennifer Mitchell. Read the original post at: https://www.intelligonetworks.com/blog/role-of-ops