How to minimize security debt from the start

  • Retrofitting security issues requires that you refactor not only code but also human behavior.
  • Take stock and build an inventory of all connected devices and applications within your network, locate where all data reside, and audit access to them.
  • Secure data travelling within as well as across networks.
  • Take special care to secure DevOps projects as they introduce considerable security risks.
  • Establish an access management policy that evolves as your organization grows.
  • Encrypt data (in rest and in motion), use multi-factor authentication, ensure redundancy, and segment data and systems.
  • Build a good incident recovery plan right from Day 1.

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