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Can you guess what the biggest threat to your cyber security might be?
The biggest threat to your firm’s cyber security may not be a cyber attacker hacking into your systems*.
The biggest threat may not be a staff member being fooled by a phishing email*.
The biggest threat may not be a third party service provider failing to protect your data*.
Do you give up?
The biggest threat to your cyber security may be…
Because if you are accountable for your firm’s cyber security but don’t have the time to do anything about it,
You are the reason why your firm’s security defences are not assessed and strengthened.
And these defences may not be strong enough to defend against a cyber attack.
At that point, there’s no point telling your boss that you never had the time to assess your defences.
Tell them now**.
Or forever hold your peace***.
* After all, there are things you can do to reduce the likelihood and impact of this.
** So they are forced to either accept the risks or help you reduce them.
*** And hope your silence doesn’t come back to bite you.