What is Cyber Risk?

Table of contents

  1. How does cyber risk materialize?
  2. How to measure cyber risk
  3. What are the common sources of cyber risk?
  4. Why is it necessary to reduce cyber risk?
  5. How to reduce your cybersecurity risk
  6. Who should be involved with assessing cybersecurity risk?
  7. Conclusion
  8. How UpGuard can reduce your cyber risk

1. How does cyber risk materialize?

  • Deliberate data breaches that expose sensitive data or other valuable assets.
  • Accidental data leaks or cloud leaks of personal information or intellectual property caused by misconfiguration of cloud services.
  • Operational IT risks such as configuration drift, the Internet of Things, new technologies and poor default S3 security settings that lead to business interruption and sensitive information being stolen in a cyber incident.

2. How to measure cyber risk

3. What are the common sources of cyber risk?

  1. Nation states
  2. Cyber criminals
  3. Hacktivists
  4. Employees
  5. Service providers
  6. Developers of substandard products and services
  7. Poor configuration of cloud services
  8. Corporate espionage
  9. New technologies like the Internet of Things

4. Why is it necessary to reduce cyber risk?

5. How to reduce your cybersecurity risk

6. Who should be involved with assessing cybersecurity risk?

7. Conclusion

8. How UpGuard can reduce your cyber risk

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