Cybersecurity can be a scary beast for any organization of any size. The stakes are high. The adversaries are sly. The landscape is always shifting.These challenges can be especially significant for small and medium-sized businesses that have limited resources in capital and specialized expertise.
CCIE’s – analysts with the highest network expert certification – are spending hours a day sifting through network logs, as are Networking experts, Cloud experts, Microsoft OS experts, application experts and other valuable employees.
Today, the average American leaves the house with a smartphone that has more computing power than the systems that landed humans on the moon. The Internet of Things (IoT) enables refrigerators to tell you that you’re running out of milk and cars to provide assisted driving. The reality is that the knowledge economy is in full swing, and the modern world’s relationship with technology has advanced to a state where nearly all aspects of our daily lives are touched by the internet.
The talent crisis is real. As an industry, we can’t wait years for a solution. The good news? Today, companies can use automation to help bridge the talent gap. Incorporating the automation of specific cyber tasks makes it possible to increase efficiency and productivity while maintaining a strong security posture. With the help of security automation, security teams can mitigate active threats, saving time and money.
In the monitoring and surveillance sector, Artificial Intelligence based solutions such as Intelligent Video Analytics (IVA), are entering the mainstream as they reach levels of refinement, usability and affordability.
Security teams today are under-staffed, over-worked, under-funded and struggling to stay abreast of the ever-changing threat landscape. Many security analysts work long hours poring over millions of security events to protect systems and fix vulnerabilities. Simply put, there is too much information and not enough analysts. Fortunately, humans are not the only answer for solving the cybersecurity crisis.
This month, Security magazine brings you the Security 500 Report, Rankings and Thought Leader Profiles. How does your enterprise compare to others? Which security programs are leading the way? Also this month, we highlight artificial intelligence, ransomware attacks, vaping and cybersecurity regulations.