Philip Kushmaro, contributor to CIO Magazine - shares his views on the changing landscape of cybersecurity.
Cyberspace is an increasingly challenging place to navigate. There is a substantial rise in the occurrence of threats along with their unprecedentedly severe consequences. On top of that, the workforce in cybersecurity is drastically understaffed worldwide, and the situation is not getting any better.
The world of cybersecurity has changed drastically over the past couple of decades. We have evolved from a world of keystroke logging and trojans to a universe of full fledged ransomware and cyber warfare. From a governmental, corporate and personal standpoint, the increasing frequency of cyber attacks combined with their severity is unnerving, to say the least. Add to that the fact that the cybersecurity workforce is expected to see a shortage of 1.8 million employees in 2022, and the unsettling feelings are magnified. As malicious threats are becoming more prominent, and perpetrators salivate at the newfound opportunities to make an impact, here are some ways that industry experts are approaching the modern landscape of cyber security