You can’t secure what you cannot see. That is a foundational step in eliminating threats to your security. It’s basic, but sometimes people are so overwhelmed by the danger inherent in digital danger that they’re determined to get to and excise the threat, any threat. So they go in with a hammer when they need a scalpel and with a flamethrower when they need a stun gun.
By the time you are face-to-face with a deleterious security threat, it is too late to find your center.
Here are some simple steps to identify the dangers that are legitimately threatening to your business. Think of it as a deep breath before taking a shot in basketball or before jumping into the water. You breathe, you open your eyes, you look at your environment with fresh eyes, you register situational awareness, then you strike.