The importance of a holistic IT security strategy in reducing potential digital damage
IT security is facing expanding challenges in the age of digitalization, but many organizations are still not prepared for the increased regulation level and threat landscape. This white paper covers the definition of critical infrastructure across countries and discusses the importance of taking a holistic approach in the development and deployment of an effective IT security strategy. The paper provides an overview of the current situation regarding cyberattacks, discusses the various types of cyber threats, and the potential consequences of an inadequate IT security strategy. It also provides details on the increasing global regulation level by countries and consequently, the needs for critical infrastructure industries to adopt the specific steps to implement such a strategy.