8 Questions to Ask Your Security Team

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There’s a saying in cybersecurity: “It’s not if, it’s when.” With the odds increasingly in favor of your business becoming the target of online attacks, simply hoping it won’t happen isn’t a great strategy. 

Wondering if you’re prepared for the “when” scenario against ransomware or whatever new and dangerous threats bubble up in the near future? Instead of worrying, get ahead of the threats by quizzing your CISO and security team about “what if” scenarios, and plans to get up and running quickly should your organization fall victim to an attack.

If you’re in a leadership role, you might be losing sleep over cyberattacks. And you’re not alone. Ransomware attacks hit record levels in 2023, with healthcare organizations becoming a favored target. 

It’s time to sit down with your CISO and other security team members to discuss your organization’s cybersecurity defenses. The questions below can help you discover what safeguards are in place and where you might be falling short in deterring cyber threats.

1. Do we have a vulnerability and patch management program? How do we measure its effectiveness?

Installing software patches and updating systems to eliminate vulnerabilities are the low-hanging fruit of security tasks. However, it’s not

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