COVID-19 has been a massively disruptive force—it has caused businesses to close, forced people to work from home, accelerated the rate of technological adoption and pressed organisations to reinvent themselves overnight to remain sustainable and survive.
According to Morgan Stanley, we are entering into a new era where data is driving transformation—and this isn’t data generated in the cloud or a data centre. Billions of IoT (Internet of Things) devices are becoming connected and producing a staggering amount of data at the edge.
There will always be market and technology disruptions impacting businesses across all sectors. An organisation’s ability to rapidly shift its business model through digital transformation to adapt to change can mean the difference between success and failure.
To say that cybercrime is on the rise is a massive understatement. A University of Maryland study found that hackers are attacking computers and networks at a “near-constant rate”, with an average of one attack every 39 seconds. Another study, commissioned by Bromium and presented by Dr Michael McGuire at RSA, has found that the cybercrime economy has grown to $1.5 trillion dollars annually
If 77% of cyberattacks happen through apps, why do companies spend 90% of their security budget securing the perimeter of their systems? F5 Networks revealed this statistic back in 2016, and yet businesses don’t seem to have changed their spending priorities.