Jeff Reed of Cisco, which happens to be one of our partners, shares their thoughts on cybersecurity trends that will make an impact in 2020. My cybersecurity trends outlook for 2020 builds on my forecast for 2019. Identity and application security are still top-of-mind this year, but in new and more advanced ways.
No business wants a data breach. According to IBM’s 2019 Cost of a Data Breach Report, a single data breach can cost organizations $3.92 million on average. If you plan to migrate your organization’s data to the cloud or if it’s already there, you may think that your data is now safe from data breaches.
Digital transformation is happening and with it comes the pain of disruption. For many organizations around the world, it looks like this: your workforce is increasingly mobile, employees are using a variety of devices to access your network, and utilizing potentially an unknown amount of cloud services and applications.
The benefits and challenges of the new normal In the Pacific Northwest, the weather, especially in the spring, can be pretty variable. Just look at this tweet from the National Weather Service in Seattle: Living in Seattle, I can tell you with authority that cloudy days are the norm most of the year.
Software solutions are almost always more user-friendly than hardware solutions. There’s no need to worry about cabling, firmware, and power consumption. But when it comes to firewalls, a software solution just can’t measure up to its hardware counterpart.