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Auditing, Assessing, Analyzing: A Prioritized Approach using the Pareto Principle

CIS applies the Pareto Principle to cybersecurity in order to develop the CIS Controls.

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Overview

In an ever-growing mix of hundreds of potential cybersecurity concerns and even more proposed solutions, CIS applies the Pareto Principle – the concept that for many activities, roughly 80% of the effects come from 20% of the causes – to help prioritize cybersecurity actions.

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