Everything is now undergoing digital transformation residing in the cyber space. Certain cybersecurity practitioners I met are overkilling business operations with cyber protection claiming to stay secure.

Take the illustration above, the glass window provides scenery view from the room. If the reinforced steel covers are put on, it could definitely protect the glass window from strong wind during adverse weather. But if this steel covers are closed all the time, this will drive guests away affecting revenue.

We need to be pragmatic and accept there are always risks from various domains to the business. And it’s impractical to eliminate all risks. If you attempt doing so, it will end up “The operation was successful. The maharaja is dead.”

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