Journal article

Real-time analytics, incident response process agility and enterprise cybersecurity performance: A contingent resource-based analysis

Ayesha Naseer, Humza Naseer, Atif Ahmad, Sean B Maynard, Adil Masood Siddiqui

International Journal of Information Management | ELSEVIER SCI LTD | Published : 2021

Abstract

Emerging paradigms of attack challenge enterprise cybersecurity with sophisticated custom-built tools, unpredictable patterns of exploitation, and an increasing ability to adapt to cyber defenses. As a result, organizations continue to experience incidents and suffer losses. The responsibility to respond to cybersecurity incidents lies with the incident response (IR) function. We argue that (1) organizations must develop ‘agility’ in their IR process to respond swiftly and efficiently to sophisticated and potent cyber threats, and (2) Real-time analytics (RTA) gives organizations a unique opportunity to drive their IR process in an agile manner by detecting cybersecurity incidents quickly an..

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Funding Acknowledgements

We thank the Editorinchief and anonymous reviewers who helped us through the review journey to develop a high quality paper. In addition, we acknowledge that this research was supported by the University of Melbourne International Research Scholarship.