The 6 W's of Cybersecurity


These six W's helps you in asking the questions you need an answer for. Like to implement a security model, or to respond to cyber threats.
W

HO

  • Who is involved?
  • Who are the stakeholders?
  • Who is affected by the outcome?

W

HAT

  • What is at stake? 
  • What happened? 
  • What is the problem? 
  • What is the desired outcome?

W

HERE

  • Where did this take place? 
  • Where are the stakeholders? 
  • Where is the infrastructure? 
  • Does geography make a difference? 

W

HEN

  • When did it take place? 
  • Does the timing make a difference? 
  • When are the key dates? 
  • Are there deadlines to be aware of?

W

HY

  • Why are we doing this? 
  • What are the benefits? 
  • Key drivers? 
  • Motives? 

(W)

HOW

  • How will we approach this? 
  • Is it feasible? 
  • Be detailed and specific - think through each alternative.

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