Commercial boards and senior government officials may be the only groups capable of kick-starting a new direction in the evolution of cybersecurity. In order to understand why this is a board issue, it is important to understand why commercial industry and government operations are at this critical intersection between best practices and new ideas.

This paper describes Defense-in-Depth and why it is a failed model, it describes how network defenders adopted the Cyber Kill Chain model as a replacement but have not implemented it well, and also describes a much better way to implement the Cyber Kill Chain model, with a security platform.


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