How to Improve Your Company’s Cyber Resilience

A Resilient Organization Starts with Cyber Resilience —Here’s Why

Global events, such as recessions or pandemics, create enormous social and economic challenges that impact organizations and their management. From employee and customer satisfaction to financial hardships, supply chain disruption and record-high cyberattacks, top-level management oversees a wide range of issues.

As business owners aim to address multiple challenges that may be a threat to their organizations’ progress and success, resilience is a trending buzzword, and more important than ever! Organizational resilience is an organization's ability to foresee, plan for, respond to and adapt to gradual change and unexpected disruptions to not only survive but thrive.


Even during the recent pandemic, organizations that are aware of all this and have already practiced methods to cultivate resilience through remote/hybrid work, digital acceleration and more, showed that they can quickly recover from setbacks and have an advantage over competitors.


If you want to prioritize resiliency within your own business as well, one of the first steps you should take is building cyber resilience. Cyber resilience refers to an organization's ability to consistently deliver the desired outcome in the face of adverse cyber events.


Cyber Resilience Powers Transformation


According to Forrester, cyber resilience is more than just a security imperative. It’s the foundation of a strong business and brand. This is one of the reasons why over 65% of organizations are investing in improving their cyber resiliency posture. Businesses across the globe have started to realize that it’s time to look inward and identify and close security gaps to build amore resilient future.


While establishing cyber resilience, consider the following:

1.      You must install tools to detect, evaluate and handle network and information system risks, including those that affect your supply chain.

2.      It’s critical to identify irregularities and potential cybersecurity issues through continuous network and information system monitoring before they morph into severe threats.

3.      Implementing an incident response strategy is critical to ensure operational continuity where you can bounce back quickly even if you are the victim of a cyberattack.

4.      Always ensure that your cyber resilience strategy is watched over by top management and integrated into day-to-day operations.


Companies that invested in cyber resilience expected to get the following results:

·        Increased secure collaboration within their organization

·        Better preparedness, response and/or remediation skills in the event of a security incident

·        Improved integration of people, processes, and technology


How to Improve Your Company’s Cyber Resilience


·        Employee training

Providing continual security awareness training to your employees enables them to identify threats and vulnerabilities. It enhances employees' defensive abilities and prepares them to effectively deal with a crisis.


·        Stay current with technological advances and the threat landscape

It's important to keep up with the latest technology developments and threats. If you have no understanding of what you're up against, you can’t protect your business.


·        Reset your security systems

Regularly audit your digital and physical systems to identify threats. Set the critical systems to their best available configurations to prevent unauthorized access.


·        Adopt advanced technologies

Older technologies may be ineffective in dealing with today's challenges. As a result, having the most up-to-date and effective systems and tools in place to secure your organization is critical.


·        Partner with an MSP (Like Tekie Geek)

Resiliency is no longer a choice, but a necessity. However, it requires a significant amount of time, effort, and expertise. It’s always smart to collaborate with an expert partner like us who can handle all resiliency and technology matters for you.


If you’re ready to take the first step towards building cyber resiliency in your organization but aren’t sure where to start, contact us to schedule a no-obligation consultation!

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