Breaches happen, even to the most secure organizations. A defense-in-depth model can help strengthen security postures.
Cybersecurity is incredibly difficult because of the enormous number of considerations that must be made from a defensive and operational standpoint. Even when organizations believe they have shored up their defenses, it takes only a few control failures to allow an adversary to access their data or environment.
Many reputable companies have experienced network or data breaches, including Google, Apple, and Amazon. Organizations of all types and sizes can learn valuable lessons from others’ experiences and incorporate critical insights into their information security programs. Exploring several recent events offers an opportunity to reflect on why a defense-in-depth model can help protect organizations from cyberattacks.