Managing Cyber Security Threats


Cyber security management is essential for organisations of all sizes. The concept uses case studies and evidence-based guidance on how to reduce cyber security risks in today’s open and connected technology environments.

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Managing Cyber Security Threats

Managing Cyber Security Threats Definition

Cyber security management is the continuous process of minimising and preventing internal and external threats to an organisation’s information and communication technology systems, devices and infrastructure, for the benefit of all stakeholders who depend on these technologies (Trim et al. 2009; Whitman 2004).

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  • Ackerman, S. and Ball, J. (2014) Optic Nerve: millions of Yahoo webcam images intercepted by GCHQ, the Guardian, February 28.
  • Berfield, S. (2014) From cyber crime to Canada, Target had a very bad year, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, February 26, available at: http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2014-02-26/from-cyber-crime-to-canada-target-had-a-very-bad-year
  • Department for Business Innovation and Skills (2012): Cyber security guidance for business, UK Government.
  • Harvard Business Review Analytics (2013) Meeting the cyber risk challenge.

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