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CyberSecurity Sense is LBMC Information Security's podcast that provides insight and updates on such information security topics as: IPS Monitoring and Managed IDS Services, Security Information Event Management, Digital Forensic Analysis, Electronic Discovery and Litigation Support, Computer Security Incident Response, Penetration Testing, Risk Assessments, Security Program Planning, Web Application Security Assessments, ACAB LADMF Certification Assessments, CMS Information Security, FedRAMP, FISMA Compliance, HIPAA Compliance, HITRUST CSF Certifications, NIST 800-171 Certifications, PCI Data Security Standards, SOC Reporting and SOX Compliance. 

Dec 5, 2017

A key observation that can be made within the information security industry today is that cybersecurity is not extremely difficult, it is just hard and requires long-term dedication, focus, and commitment. Considering this observation, a key question all cybersecurity professionals must ask is, “If you don’t know where you are, how do you know where you need to improve?” Knowing the answer to this question is essential for beginning or enhancing an organization’s cybersecurity program.

In this podcast, LBMC Information Security’s Bill Dean discusses some information security basics that many organizations are overlooking. Bill also walks through a series of basic questions that are good to ask when beginning or strengthening a cybersecurity program.

Listen, and discover these key takeaways:

  • Information about getting started and improving a cybersecurity program
  • Reasons that cybersecurity is not about the latest product, but rather about people, processes, and technology
  • Why products can’t help you avoid the hard work of cybersecurity basics