Cyber resilience, not just cybersecurity, is the key to managing cyberattacks

Michael Castro says it’s impossible to be totally secure against cyberattacks

By Julius Melnitzer | November 28, 2022

Cybersecurity, it turns out, is passé. According to the World Economic Forum, cyber resilience is the new standard.

What’s the difference?

Cybersecurity is all about foundational security controls. Cyber resilience – which the WEF calls “the defining mandate of our time” – is the ability of an organization to anticipate and withstand future threats, recover from cyberattacks, and adapt to likely future digital shocks.

And according to the Canadian Centre for Cybersecurity, the likelihood of “digital shocks” is on the rise: ransomware attacks increased by 151 percent during the first half of 2021 compared to the same period in 2020.

But the corporate world may not be keeping up. READ MORE

Julius Melnitzer is a Toronto-based legal affairs writer, ghostwriter, writing coach and media trainer. Readers can reach him at [email protected] or


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