10 cybersecurity trends to watch for 2019
Cybersecurity is laced with highest security systems, playing a prominent role in curbing cyber theft from businesses.
FREMONT, CA: Cybersecurity is all set to impact the enterprises, security professionals and businesses of all sizes in future. The corporate world is most like affected by high-profile data breaches and ransomware attack. The cyber threat is growing in every sized business, which leads to loss of revenue, data breaches and sometimes company downfall as well. Biometric hacking and an increase in phishing attacks are among the top cybersecurity threats. Attackers stop at nothing to hijack identities and evade detection through latest techniques. These security trends will help in mitigating cyber risks to a great extent.
• Operationalizing GDPR
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) needs every business to protect the privacy and personal data of the citizens. The penalties for non-compliance are high, and the GDPR takes a broad view of what constitutes personal data, making this a potentially tough duty. A proactive approach to data privacy is beneficial for businesses trading in developed countries.
• Managing managed and Unmanaged Devices
The number and range of mobile devices employed by users continue to grow; enterprise networks have had an uphill struggle to mitigate the risks involved. The Internet of Things (IoT) has linked many connected devices, many of which have little or no built-in security, to previously secure networks resulting in an exponential rise in exploitable endpoints.
• Phishing Scams to Soar
Email attacks are growing day by day, leaving organizations scrambling for new ways to reduce risk and better detect and remediate threats. These phishing attacks can be curbed by monitoring email traffic more closely. All systems should be laced with the latest security patches and updates. Files received into the company's server should be tracked to identify where it originates from and ends up.
In future, there will be a paradigm shift in ways companies will use and manage data. Companies should re-assess their security posture and ensure adequate measures and controls are implemented to safeguard against today's cyber-attacks.