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A cybersecurity strategy is a business strategy that increase security by align business and security needs. The strategy is a plan of action to improve the security and resilience of business infrastructures and services. It is a high-level top-down approach to cybersecurity that establishes a range of objectives and priorities that should be achieved in a specific time frame.
The foundation for a sound cybersecurity strategy identifies what to protect. While it is unreasonable to assume you can achieve 100% protection, a strategy focuses priorities. Creating a strategy will provide insight when the confidentially, integrity and availability of business resources have been disrupted by a cyber-attack.
A critical component of the strategy is a risk assessment that will identify legal requirements for data and infrastructure protection. While compliance is not security, they are interrelated and neither can be ignored in favor of the other. Cybersecurity planning typically can leverage compliance frameworks to ensure your plan also prioritizes legal requirements.