You don’t have to look far to find news of a major data breach these days. It seems as though cyber security is a term sitting front and center on many minds while malicious attacks continue to damage companies and corporations.
But the consequences of cyber attacks don’t only affect corporate bottom lines. Lax cyber security affects all of us. The Colonial Pipeline breach in May 2021 resulted in higher gasoline prices, panic buying and local shortages after the company’s pipelines were shut down by payment-seeking hackers.
You can spend all the money you want on antivirus, intrusion detection, next-generation filters and other technologies, but all this technology will be nearly useless if you don’t focus on educating your staff first…
CISO, Chief Product Officer
Despite the potential for disastrous results, some organizations are still struggling to treat cyber security like a business-ending, bottom-line financial threat. And the companies who do want to ante up still find it hard to keep up with the speed of cybercrime.
So, what keeps information security pros and business leaders up at night? To get a better picture of the threats in the cyber landscape, we asked professionals in cyber security to share some of the most common cyber security problems they see.