How to get started with information security work?
The digital world places new, higher demands on information security. The reason is that the connected community may offer many advantages and opportunities, but also opens new ways for attackers to get into our computers and/or systems.
New laws clarify the requirements for information security
In order to bet better prepared, there are now new laws that will help companies working with socially important services to increase information security. In Sweden, there is now the Security Protection Act. The new law clarifies the obligations for those conducting security-sensitive operations and the importance of the operators performing security-protection analyses for their operations.
Get started with information security
But how to get started?
We have 8 pieces of advice when starting information security work. Some of them are:
- Realize that information security means more than technology
- Link the work to the organisation's risk management
- Ensure that management takes its responsibility
- Review procedures and processes
If you want to read more of our advice when starting information security work, visit our page "Cyber security - what is that". There you can download our guide "8 pieces of advice when starting information security work".