Most companies look to the past to prepare for the future. They analyze what went wrong and tailor their cyber security strategy to prevent already-existing threats. However, having a strong cyber security posture requires looking ahead. If you want the highest threat prevention rate in security, then you need to prepare for what has not yet happened. This is a tough task that many organizations are not willing to do. In this article, you will learn the major security trends that are on the horizon for 2022 and beyond. Prepare accordingly.
The Biggest Risk in Remote Workforce Security
Your organizational attack surface includes every device that every employee using these days. It’s simple, but it’s very, very broad. There are many attack vectors where we can click on the wrong link fall victim to an e-mail containing a ransomware attack. E-mail is a huge attack vector for social engineering and for malware.
Critical business data must be accessible from everywhere but all these different attack technologies need to be secured today. It requires in many cases more than 12 different solutions no one can to afford manage and maintain. Thus, we must move to a new way a way that consolidates this solution a way that address the most critical and the newest Gen V prevention tools, and this is something that every security professional should take into consideration.
The Weakest Link in Your Cyber Security: Mobile Devices
Mobile security is the weakest link in today’s cyber security world. We all carry these devices. We all use them for personal and business alike, and today they are the weakest link in our security. Less than 3% of enterprises protect them, and that means someone can spy on us 24/7. They’re always on, and they hear and see everything we see.
Many enterprises believe that solutions like mobile device management or MDM that take care of mobile configuration will suffice, but they are NOT security tools. They provide the management for some enterprise applications. They don’t control the security of these devices.
Every enterprise should deploy a mobile security solution that will protect the device, that will ensure the devices are secure, that will take care of where we are accessing, and that the sites we are accessing are valid sites that do not put us at risk.
This is a top priority for individuals and for enterprises.
The Biggest Cloud Security Threat and How to Mitigate It
Indeed, cloud misconfiguration is one of the most common causes for security issues on the cloud. In fact, Gartner think it’s not just 70%, but 99% of incidents that are the customer’s fault. Thus, organizations must implement a cloud security posture management solution. Tools like that are built to help with this situation. Second, embed the thinking about security and the correct interaction of application and data in the DevOps process. Check Point’s CloudGuard provides the only integrated platform that will connect the application layer, the data layer, and all the different types of cloud workloads together – as well as connecting them all to the same cloud posture management platform.