Why does this series matters to you?
- Mental models (how to decide) are necessary for effective Cyber Security (not just what to buy or implement).
- Cyber Security without strategies is sub-optimal (think Sun Tze Art of War).
- Attack Surface management is a priority because it is something within your control.
Mental Models: Why they matter?
🧠 A mental model is simply a representation of how something works. We cannot keep all the details of the world in our brains, so we use models to simplify the complex into understandable and organizable chunks. - https://fs.blog/mental-models/
What is Cyber Defense? How is it different from Cyber Security? Cyber Defense is about the strategy (of what matters & why) employed to disrupt attacks, while Cyber Security focuses on how (tactically) to protect your network from threats. Strategies & Tactics are two sides of the same coin. Let’s dissect Cyber Defense with a First Principle mentality.