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Cyber Resilience

Safeguarding your Digital World

Cyber resilience is a term that combines system security and organizational resilience to describe an organization’s capacity to anticipate, respond to, and recover from cyberattacks.

It understands that cyber threats are inevitable and adopts proactive measures to minimize the impact of potential attacks.

In this fast-paced digital landscape organizations face a constant barrage of cyber threats that can cripple their operations and compromise sensitive information.


Which is why cyber resilience is no longer an option – it’s a necessity.


Why Cyber Resilience?

Cyber resilience focuses on the ability to recover and restore operations quickly and efficiently after an incident. This involves implementing robust backup and disaster recovery mechanisms to ensure that critical data and in the case of a breach or system breakdown, systems can be restored… Despite the occurrence of security measures, it emphasizes the importance of incident response planning and preparedness, which includes having effective incident response teams and well-defined processes to:


Mitigating financial losses: Cyber-attacks can result in significant financial losses for organizations. By investing in cyber resilience measures, organizations can minimize the financial impact of cyber incidents and ensure business continuity.


Maintaining business continuity: Cyber-attacks can disrupt critical business operations, leading to service disruptions, loss of productivity, and customer dissatisfaction. Cyber resilience ensures that organizations can maintain essential services, even in the face of cyber incidents.

Safeguarding sensitive data: Organizations today handle vast amounts of sensitive and confidential data, including customer information, financial records, and intellectual property. Cyber resilience helps protect this valuable data from unauthorized access, theft, or manipulation.


Preserving reputation and customer trust: A major cyber incident can severely damage an organization’s reputation and erode customer trust. Cyber resilience enables organizations to demonstrate their commitment to security and the protection of customer data.


Cyber resilience vs. Cyber security

Cyber security:


The focus of cyber security measures is on preventing and detecting the attack. However, it is not able to prevent it entirely. The breach would trigger an incident response plan, which includes isolating affected systems, investigating the attack, and implementing measures to prevent further damage.

The goal is to limit the impact of the breach and restore security.


Cyber resilience:


Cyber resilience however comes into play after the breach occurs.

It involves a broader and more proactive approach to cyber threats and focuses on maintaining critical business functions and recovering quickly in the event of a cyber incident.

The financial institution would activate its cyber resilience strategies to minimize the impact and recover quickly. This could include activating backup systems and data recovery processes, engaging incident response teams, notifying stakeholders, and implementing measures to prevent future similar attacks.

Cyber security primarily focuses on preventing and mitigating cyber threats, and limiting the impact if they occur, while cyber resilience takes a more holistic approach by encompassing prevention, detection, response, and recovery strategies to maintain business continuity and minimize the impact of cyber incidents.


Although cyber security may be a priority in many organizations, they still have a long way to go before the organizations are fully protected against cyberattacks.


Cyber resilience in DELL

Dell’s cyber recovery service protects and recovers critical data assets as a service delivery. It also provides tailored and streamlined deployment using dell technologies’ standardized configuration allowing you to align infrastructure with ongoing business growth.


Protect and recover critical data with confidence through;


  • Physical and Logical Isolation of Critical Data – PowerProtect Cyber Recovery protects critical data through an air-gapped vault environment which offers multiple layers of protection to provide resilience against cyberattacks, even from an insider threat.
  • Immutability to Preserve the Original Integrity of Your Data – PowerProtect Cyber Recovery offers multiple layers of security and controls that protect against destruction, deletion and alteration of vaulted data.
  • Machine Learning with CyberSense for an Intelligent Layer of Protection – CyberSense enables the assured recovery of good data and offers insight into attack vectors within the protected vault.

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