First a pop quiz. (Don’t worry, I won’t call on you to answer in front of the class 😉)
What percentage of your company’s critical assets and vendors have you truly assessed for cyber risk in the last 6 months?
I’m certain you’ve been able to assess some assets or vendors – but what percentage have you reallycomprehensively evaluated this year?
5%? 10%? More?
What about the other 90%?
Is being blind to 90% of your assets cyber risk acceptable to you? Your C-suite leaders? The board?
If you aren’t in the high double digits you can rest assured, you’re not alone. No one is to blame because there really hasn’t been a software solution on the market designed to accommodate the specific needs of cyber risk managers.
So, what’s really to blame?
We make do with what we have to the best of our ability, but ultimately spreadsheets are so inefficient that they significantly limit your ability to “see” your entire company’s cyber risk. You can’t protect an asset from a threat you don’t know about.
Here are 6 other significant reasons why spreadsheets just don’t cut it today: