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Security trends for 2019

Emerging threats to your digital business

Emerging threats to your digital business

Organizations need to increase their visibility across the expanding IT landscape. Success means understanding how digital transformation fundamentally remakes your business and the threats being introduced by new technologies, platforms and partners. It also means gaining more control and being able to detect and respond to threats faster — even in the midst of complex, large-scale change. Read the full report.

Top trends in 2019



Information security and operational risk converge

Information security and operational risk converge

IoT and machine learning are requiring new levels of cyber resilience.

Zero Trust goes mainstream (or should)

Extortion evolves

With cyber blackmail on the rise, enterprises need playbooks for dealing with extortionists and must test these plans regularly.

Diversity enriches the workforce

Attribution leads to tit for tat

Increased cyber attribution will destabilize the digital commons, with nations “out-attributing” one another.

By the numbers

The frequency and severity of attacks is expected to increase in 2019. For a quick view of the factors affecting the threat landscape, view the Security Trends infographic.

GDPR’s ripples spread

€20m

potential European Union fines per GDPR violation

SBWire, 2018

Criminals get smarter

90%

increase in malware attacks against businesses

Malwarebytes, 2018

Workforce diversity

1/10

ratio of cyber security jobs held by women in the industry

Frost & Sullivan, 2017

AI in counterintelligence

31%

Projected growth of artificial intelligence in security sales

McAfee, 2018

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