The No-Nonsense Guide for CISOs and Security Managers
The Cybersecurity Wild West
I am certain that if you’ve worked in cybersecurity for any period of time, you know that this entire industry is full of snake oil merchants.
Identifying the Wheat from the Chaff
It’s definitely not easy to look at the wide range of vendors that proclaim to offer cybersecurity services and spot the ones that can add real value to you in the immediate future and those that cannot.
Whether you have a security practice that is highly mature and has been around for many years, or if you’re just starting on your journey, I can assure you that within a couple of conferences or a few demos of the latest and greatest deep-web dark-web blockchain machine-learning artificial intelligence prediction matrix super platform, you’ll already have a grasp on what you think is utter nonsense and what you feel may actually be able to help you.
The first thing you need to consider is the cost. This should go without saying, but, honestly, more expensive does not always equal better. If you’re lucky, you have a budget that can cover