Intelligent CISO Issue 57 - Page 34

Because of the proliferation of remote workers , we now have more endpoints than ever before . This is a fundamental concern facing the region ’ s security professionals .
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� of protection , combining rules-based screening with AI-based techniques .

5 . Extended detection and response ( XDR )
XDR is a SaaS-based detection and incident-response approach that combines several security tools into a unified platform . XDR allows threat hunters to identify and mitigate modern threats such as ransomware and zeroday attacks .
XDR works through the implementation of proactive prevention , detection and response , providing visibility across all data sources , including endpoints , networks and cloud data . Advanced analytics and automation lead to improved protection , detection and response capabilities and better productivity for security personnel .
6 . Email security
As today ’ s preferred attack vector , email warrants close attention when enterprises consolidate their security suites .
Now that more and more email is cloud-hosted , mail security solutions will help enterprises block email-related threats such as malware , advanced persistent threats ( APT ), phishing ,

Because of the proliferation of remote workers , we now have more endpoints than ever before . This is a fundamental concern facing the region ’ s security professionals .

spam , business email compromise ( BEC ) and zero-day threats .
7 . Compliance
Risk management amid a growing roster of regulatory obligations is becoming a constant pressure for regional CISOs . Security governance and risk management platforms cover international regulations such as the EU ’ s GDPR and nation-level rules such as the UAE ’ s Federal Personal Data Protection ( PDP ) Law .
8 . Cloud and container security
According to Deloitte , the outlook for most enterprises around the world when measuring cloud security risks is one of struggle . Between now and 2025 , it is projected that 99 % of cloud security failures will be the fault of the customer .
The region ’ s businesses are focused on staying connected with customers and employees , and the cloud is the most effective way to do so . But rapid cloud expansion means more apps ,
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