Governance & Risk Management

Cyber Exposure: How to Discover, Measure and Reduce Your Risk

Tenable's Diwaker Dayal on Benchmarking the Success of Your Security Posture
Diwakar Dayal, managing director, Tenable

How does an organization measure cybersecurity success? For too many, it's simply the absence of a breach. But Diwakar Dayal of Tenable proposes ways to measure a cybersecurity posture, benchmark it against peers and use the metrics to create a report card and reduce cyber risk.

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In a video interview at Information Security Media Group's recent Mumbai Security Summit, Dayal discusses:

  • How many organizations currently measure their success;
  • How to effectively benchmark cybersecurity posture;
  • How to use these metrics to reduce risk.

Dayal is managing director and country manager for Tenable's India & SAARC business region. He has over 20 years of experience in the IT and security industries, leading security businesses, focusing on advanced technology solutions and services in cybersecurity and networking.

About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.

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