Depending on how you look at it, security has thus far had another stellar year in terms of visibility across industry and society, criticality to business, and busyness for IT and security professionals. Still, we’re constantly behind the eight ball when it comes to visibility and control, the two pillars of security that no one seems to have mastered.
Cybersecurity Trends in 2017: The Big Picture
We’ve seen a lot of challenges related to malware thus far in 2017, namely the WannaCry and Petya outbreaks. But the problems go far beyond those two attacks: According to the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse Chronology of Data Breaches, there have been 301 known breaches exposing 5,338,608 sensitive records so far this year.