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5 Cybersecurity Trends in 2018
Cybercrimes now are more complex and persistent than ever. This leaves companies with no alternative other than adopting the latest in cybersecurity strategies. Let’s look at the leading trends in cybersecurity for 2018.
A Gartner survey found that even though 95% of CIOs believe cyber threats will increase over the next three years, only 65 percent of their organizations currently have a cybersecurity expert onboard.
EY’s Global Information Security Survey discovered that over 81% of executives think their employees pose the biggest internal cybersecurity vulnerability for the enterprise. To address this problem, executives are advised to prioritize cybersecurity awareness training for their workforce.
Third-party security providers are on the rise with IDC projecting the fastest growth in spending on managed security services at 14.7% CAGR between 2016 to 2021, followed by network security hardware (11.3% CAGR), security and vulnerability management software (10.9% CAGR), and network security software (10.7% CAGR).
Frost & Sullivan reports that behavioral biometric, along with gait recognition, keystroke, signature, and cognitive biometrics as identifiers or authenticators, will gain prominence in the coming years as the financial and defense industries become its earliest adopters.