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How military-style training may enhance your cybersecurity strategy

How military-style training may enhance your cybersecurity strategy

TechRepublic.com | By Michael Kassner
Nov 19, 2018

Find out the benefits of realistic cybersecurity training, such as what is offered by IBM’s X-Force Command Center. The facility is modeled on the approach used by the military and first responders.

Militaries understand the importance of training in as realistic a manner as possible. It helps automate responses and find areas that need improving, and, most importantly, those involved walk away unscathed.

Those benefits are not lost on cybersecurity professionals who are increasingly incorporating military-style training into digital defensive and offensive security strategies. One example is the approach taken by the cybersecurity company root9B. R9B CTO Michael Morris suggests that having trained personnel who think like adversaries is as important as the defensive technology in use […]