Making Sense of Tomorrow?s Cybersecurity Trends

In cybersecurity, new threats and vulnerabilities appear at break-neck speed – faster than any one security team or analyst can manage. As new technologies create opportunities to innovate and streamline, businesses must weigh the benefits against the associated security risks.

If the security incidents of the past 12 months have taught organizations anything, it’s this: it’s not a matter of if, but when an incident will occur. As such, cybersecurity is a top-of-mind business imperative – even at the C-Suite and Board levels.

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 As organizations adopt next-generation technology, such as machine learning, artificial intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT), business leaders must work with their security teams to ensure risk management isn’t an afterthought.

What risks should organizations be preparing for, and what trends should security teams begin embracing to manage digital risk?

Jon Ramsey and Dr. Zulfikar Ramzan, Chief Technology Officers for Secureworks® and RSA®, respectively, explain how the adoption of new technology and investment in digital transformation accelerates risk and share key recommendations to address new vulnerabilities without restricting technological innovation.

Watch the full video here, and see some of the highlights from this discussion below:

What should organizations do to better secure their organization when pursuing digital transformation?

Dr. Zulfikar Ramzan: I think having a security mindset from the beginning is very powerful. So, the first step is taking a step back, identifying what matters most to the organization (at a business level) and making sure the security strategy aligns with the overall business strategy.

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*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from RSA Blog authored by Dr. Zulfikar Ramzan, CTO. Read the original post at: