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Step 1: 

Read the "ownership mentalities" and "business strategies" below and choose the one that best aligns with your organization.
 

LEVEL 1

OWNERSHIP MENTALITY
"I can work through disruption and downtime without steep loss and I don't work with much sensitive data"

BUSINESS STRATEGY
The starting point for security adoption and the bare minimum for business operation

LEVEL 2

OWNERSHIP MENTALITY
"Data and information drive my business but I can survive occasional disruption and I am willing to risk monetary or data loss"

BUSINESS STRATEGY
Businesses begin to recognize the importance of security and invest in starting policies and technologies

LEVEL 3

OWNERSHIP MENTALITY
"Consistent uptime, protecting sensitive data, and a fully trained staff is critical to me and my business"

BUSINESS STRATEGY
Businesses understand how vital security investment is to their success and strive to stay informed of new trends in the space

LEVEL 4

OWNERSHIP MENTALITY
"My business and potentially other businesses suffer heavy loss with any amount of downtime. I just can't risk a breach"

BUSINESS STRATEGY
Businesses here are often service providers and cannot afford to have their reputation or client's livelihood damaged by a security breach. Many invest heavily into cutting-edge security technologies

LEVEL 5

OWNERSHIP MENTALITY
"Other businesses and people are legitimately harmed if I go down"

BUSINESS STRATEGY
Life and Death SituationsThis is national security level where private and public organizations are creating the latest and greatest security technology and actively fight against cyber-terrorism
NETWORK UPTIME / RISK MANAGEMENT / DATA SENSITIVITY