Cyber risk is a systemic challenge and cyber resilience a public good. Every organization acts as a steward of information they manage on behalf of others. And every organization contributes to the resilience of not just their immediate customers, partners and suppliers but also the overall shared digital environment.
In order to ensure security and resilience, organizations, both public and private, must develop the capabilities to ensure their own resilience through internal governance structures and behaviours as well as work with other organizations (enterprises, governments, and civil society) in order to ensure systemic security and resilience.
Through a number of multistakeholder working groups the Forum community has already contributed substantially to this space. Some specific outputs have included:
The goal of the Forum’s Cyber Resilience project is to support companies, organizations and governments in implementing tools and entering into partnerships in order to effectively integrate cyber resilience into business and national strategy. Specifically, the project will aim to:
Cyber risk is a systemic challenge and cyber-resilience a public good. Leaders need tools and partnerships to respond to these challenges of digitalization.
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