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  • Discover cybersecurity strategies and the ingredients critical to their success
  • Improve vulnerability management by reducing risks and costs for your organization
  • Learn how malware and other threats have evolved over the past decade
  • Mitigate internet-based threats, phishing attacks, and malware distribution sites
  • Weigh the pros and cons of popular cybersecurity strategies of the past two decades
  • Implement and then measure the outcome of a cybersecurity strategy
  • Learn how the cloud provides better security capabilities than on-premises IT environments

Cybersecurity Threats, Malware Trends, and Strategies shares numerous insights about the threats that both public and private sector organizations face and the cybersecurity strategies that can mitigate them.

The book provides an unprecedented long-term view of the global threat landscape by examining the twenty-year trend in vulnerability disclosures and exploitation, nearly a decade of regional differences in malware infections, the socio-economic factors that underpin them, and how global malware has evolved. This will give you further perspectives into malware protection for your organization. It also examines internet-based threats that CISOs should be aware of.

The book will provide you with an evaluation of the various cybersecurity strategies that have ultimately failed over the past twenty years, along with one or two that have actually worked. It will help executives and security and compliance professionals understand how cloud computing is a game changer for them.

By the end of this book, you will know how to measure the effectiveness of your organization’s cybersecurity strategy and the efficacy of the vendors you employ to help you protect your organization and yourself.

  • Protect your organization from cybersecurity threats with field-tested strategies by the former most senior security advisor at Microsoft
  • Discover the most common ways enterprises initially get compromised
  • Measure the effectiveness of your organization’s current cybersecurity program against cyber attacks
Page Count 428
Course Length 12 hours 50 minutes
ISBN 9781800206014
Date Of Publication 29 May 2020


Tim Rains

Tim Rains worked at Microsoft for the better part of two decades where he held a number of roles including Global Chief Security Advisor, Director of Security, Identity and Enterprise Mobility, Director of Trustworthy Computing, and was a founding technical leader of Microsoft’s customer facing Security Incident Response team. Currently, Tim is Amazon Web Services’ Regional Leader, Security & Compliance Business Acceleration in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Tim lives with his wife Brenda and their two sons, Tristan and Liam, in London, England.