Intelligent Issue 13 - Page 12





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B themselves in the unviable position of having to deal with rampant cyberthreats while they push their Digital transformation strategies forward and continue to navigate the remote workforce environment .

Improving cyber-resilience can be a daunting task especially for organizations that have resource constraints due to the pandemic . And so having visibility of technology ecosystems , from the perspective of attackers , is essential and organizations of all sizes and cybersecurity maturity need to address this .
More businesses are digital today than ever before . As a result of that , digital footprints keep increasing , which means that there are significantly more entry points and vulnerabilities for cybercriminals to exploit . It is no surprise then that we hear of new breaches with every news cycle .
In fact , we ’ ve seen a fivefold rise in the number of security incidents and breaches in 2020 , and $ 1 trillion was lost to cybercrime during that same year . There are other trends that have exacerbated this issue .
Cyber-attacks used to be sophisticated and in the realm of nation states and cybercrime syndicates . But not anymore . They ’ ve been democratized so pretty much anyone with a couple of hundred dollars ’ worth of tools can cause damage . �
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