Incentivizing Responsible and Secure Innovation: A framework for entrepreneurs and investors

added 26.06.2020 18:21

by —Martina Cheung, from weforum.org
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The purpose of this insight report is to provide tools and guidance for entrepreneurs, innovators and investors to enable them to improve security features in new technologies and incorporate cybersecurity features from the get-go.

We present here a number of essential cybersecurity requirements to be taken into account when developing new technology, innovation and new companies, to maximize their resilience.

Market forces pressure for shiny new products and tech gadgets or applications, they care little about the security embedded in a new technology.

Were entrepreneurs and innovators encouraged and incentivized to prioritize security features in their product development from the very beginning, a much safer cyber space would be incrementally possible.

The cyber essentials developed by the World Economic Forum and its partners consist of core cybersecurity principles and requirements to be applied when developing new companies and innovation.