Cyber security experts share their prediction for the most impactful threat vectors and cyber risks of 2023
INTERPOL recently conducted operation African Surge to take down malicious infrastructure across the African continent and requested the help of private enterprises. Trend Micro is proud to have been asked to participate, and provided global threat intelligence that was utilized in this operation.
In South Africa, 52 out of every one million online users fall victim to a cyber attack. That’s 97 victims per hour who clicked on a link that they should not have, or have lost sensitive data due to their poor password creation. Cyber crime is a threat to businesses and individuals alike and the tactics they use to exploit their victims are becoming more tailored and sophisticated.
There’s a sea change underway in how the federal government—specifically the Defense Department—is going to approach cybersecurity. It’s one that’s going to create a more fluid and more complex landscape in which cybersecurity firms and technologies need to be ready to operate—a landscape in which speed can’t be sacrificed for the sake of precision, or vice versa.
A major contributor to the growing spate of cyberattacks is the lack of skilled cybersecurity personnel. The global numbers of experienced cybersecurity practitioners are low compared to the need for practitioners to handle cyber threats across all industry sectors. While demand for practitioners escalates, the growth in actual numbers is at best low, leading to a widening gap between demand and supply.
All-in-one cybersecurity solution Defendify has a new offering for organizations of all sizes, the Defendify Cybersecurity Service Warranty. This financial assistance program has been designed to increase peace of mind and mitigate financial damages, Defendify said. This new program is included in the Defendify All-In-One Cybersecurity package which consists of 13 different modules to protect users from ever-evolving cyber threats.