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The Science of Cybersecurity Predictive Analytics

White Paper Published By: FICO
Published:  Mar 22, 2018
Type:  White Paper
Length:  5 pages

Predictive analytics provide the foresight to understand cybersecurity risk exposure.

Cybersecurity strategies often consist of “whack-a-mole” exercises focused on the perpetual detection and mitigation of vulnerabilities. As a result, organizations must re-think the ever-escalating costs associated with vulnerability management. After all, the daily flow of cybersecurity incidents and publicized data breaches, across all industries, calls into question the feasibility of achieving and maintaining a fully effective defense. The time is right to review the risk management and risk quantifcation methods applied in other disciplines to determine their applicability to cybersecurity.

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