The need for a cybersecurity strategy, as a rule, arises for companies that already feel confident enough in the market to make plans for the years ahead, but have faced the following challenges:
- lack of correlation between the strategic goals of the company and the directions of cybersecurity development;
- insufficient information security of the company’s key business processes;
- low return on investment in the development of information security.
The cybersecurity development strategy should be considered as some kind of map that defines landmarks on the ground and directs to the goal. It allows you to make achieving your goal manageable by setting limits and priorities for making tactical decisions for those who are responsible for the development of the company and / or individual areas. It is worth noting that the cybersecurity strategy should not be static and, as the uncertainty factor decreases over time, the strategy should be reviewed and, if necessary, adjusted, setting new priorities for tactical decisions.