Tabletop exercises have long been considered an essential tool in preparing organizations to face cyber crises. While they once played a vital part in helping workforces deal with cybersecurity incidents, they’re now rapidly falling into obsolescence.
So what’s the alternative? How many organizations still rely on PowerPoint-driven tabletop exercises to bolster their incident response plans? Is this legacy method of defining cyber crisis response widening the gap between attackers and defenders?
In collaboration with Osterman Research, we tapped into the collective consciousness of over 400 CISOS and senior security leaders. We sought to discover how influential security professionals prepare for the worst – and just how far behind legacy training techniques have fallen.