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Cyber’s CDA Operating Model – Both Ends Against the Middle

Friday, June 15th, 2018

For Cyber security, Cyber's CDA Operating Model is, in practice, both ends operating against the middle.

Both ends of CDA are focused on one thing, and one thing only: appropriate controls to manage the risk of using digital.

In the case of CDA, one of its ends consists of all the activities focused on prevention, while those at the other end are focused on improvement.

Stuck in the middle are all the activities focused on detection.

The effectiveness of any enterprise cyber program is measured by how quickly the turn-around time is from one end of CDA to the other end.

Reducing this time close to zero – which can be approached but like any asymptote is impossible to achieve – is a sine-qua-non for cyber security.

Effective cyber security managers do CDA better than others, and those who keep the dance between its two ends in harmony are among industry leaders.

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