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Tip one — boost digital protection with data intelligence, razor precision and technology

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06 October 2016

Ramy Houssaini

Blogs by author:  Ramy Houssaini , Vice President of Security Europe, BT.

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By Ramy Houssaini, Vice President of Security Europe, BT.

Ramy Houssaini knows cyber security inside out. Here’s the first of his ten top tips for keeping your data, and organisation, secure.

Ramy Houssaini's top tips: number one

Boosting digital protection should be a high priority for any business that values its data. To do this you need to focus on three areas: intelligence, precision, and technology.

Intelligence means improving your understanding and visibility of the risk context your business is in; getting to know the threat landscape better by collaborating with other organisations (public or private).

Precision is linked to intelligence. It means filtering out the noise — sifting through all the security data you can collect, to extract the valuable indicators that’ll let you track down, and deal with, threats.

And finally there’s technology. Yes, bringing in new technology can pose a security risk to your business. But leveraging the right technology can be an enabler for your security. Certain cloud technologies are a great example of this.

Find out more, including which cloud technologies you can use to improve your security, Managed Cloud Security.

I’ve got nine more top tips to help keep you stay secure, so keep an eye out for my next instalment, which is about the need for a change in mindset.