Regulators and security agencies are urging businesses to
take a less reactive and more proactive approach to
cybersecurity risks, as more high profile cases come to light
almost by the day.
Steve Purser, head of core operations at the EU Agency for
Network and Information Security, said that
there’s too much emphasis on the response stage of
attack and not enough on preparedness and prevention.
"What I don’t agree with is that we should
share more information. We live in an era of data pollution
– we should share less and only the right
information," he said. "Once you have this information about
why something happened, it’s only useful if you
can use it to improve how you work. I don’t agree
with the assumption that the data we collect helps us to
The Bank of England said in its Financial Stability Report