Today, the future of almost all businesses is now built on data and digital infrastructure. As global economies and supply chains are disrupted, companies are increasingly reliant on products, services and the digital infrastructures that underpin them. Breakthrough technologies such as artificial intelligence, blockchain, biometrics, hyperconnected systems and virtual reality are shaping this future.
Cyber security is becoming an integral part of business activities, no matter what technology is used. Trust is the key to success and it's not just about reputation. Increasing confidence can create competitive advantage and contribute to the bottom line. The future success of any business in the digitizing world can be built on digital trust. Cyber security and privacy are vitally important to this trust. However, the realization of this potential requires the joint commitment of all stakeholders.
It's not surprising that over the last decade, business models have fundamentally changed to become data-centric, connected ecosystems of internal and external partners and service providers. In this distributed computing world, CISOs and security teams to help mitigate the devastating effects of potential outages or breaches; It should adopt very different approaches such as zero trust architecture, secure network access service (SASE), and cybersecurity network models.
Today, state-sponsored attackers are increasingly able to infiltrate and hijack systems with automated means. Therefore, security operations should be optimized and structured to accelerate recovery of priority services should an attack occur; thereby reducing the impact of attacks on consumers, customers and partners. In this formidable challenge, cybersecurity teams are under pressure to keep up with evolving threats, but the talent gap often hampers security efforts.