Trends Report

The Three Principles Of Proactive Security

Bring Focus To Security Programs To Improve Proactive Behavior

May 1st, 2024
With contributors:
Merritt Maxim , Allie Mellen , David Holmes , Hailey DiCicco , Christine Turley


Security and risk (S&R) professionals have long recognized the need to be proactive to prevent breaches, yet many remain stuck in reactive mode. Effective proactive security comes down to great data management, which is hindered by an overabundance of data sources and teams’ inability to sort through the noise. Proactive security teams must organize their approach to managing security data so they can effectively gain visibility, accurately prioritize, and communicate and track remediations across the organization. This report provides a framework for S&R leaders to shift from reactive to proactive mode.

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