Furthermore, Duminy underscored the importance of helping the management better understand the state of cybersecurity in the organisation by providing them information on the most vulnerable part of the business, potential risks, and how it can be mitigated.
"That aspect of security — the angle of risk management and mitigation of the risk —gets the attention of the risk committee, and therefore the attention of the top management on the importance of IT security," he explained.
In conclusion, Duminy noted that "[cybersecurity] is everyone's business."
Other stories from the Computerworld Security Summit Series 2017:
- [Singapore] GlaxoSmithKline's Winston Chew: What is Singapore doing to step up its cybersecurity game plan?
- [Singapore] UBS' Christian Karam: How has ransomware evolved over the years?
- [Singapore] GovTech's Chai Chin Loon: Adopt security-by-design mindset to combat new cybersecurity threats
- [Singapore] Singapore Institute of Technology's Steven Wong: How Asian organisations can develop an effective incident response plan
- [Singapore] Defending against the new wave of cybersecurity threats
- [Singapore] Singapore Fintech Association's Chia Hock Lai: Why should security professionals pay attention to the rise of fintech?
- [Singapore] Standard Chartered's Sudhir Panda: How to avoid becoming WannaCry's next prey
- [Malaysia] Combatting cyberattacks with a strategic mindset
- [Philippines] DICT's Allan Cabanlong shares Philippines' cybersecurity game plan
- [Philippines] Jollibee's Frank Vibar: Why Digital Risk Officers are necessary for digital transformation
- [Philippines] Asian Development Bank's Alain Duminy: Taking a bi-modal approach to IT governance
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