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Cyberspace is the new battlefield:
We’re seeing attacks on civilians and organizations from nation states. Attacks are no longer just against governments or enterprise systems directly. We’re seeing attacks against private property—the mobile devices we carry around everyday, the laptop on our desks—and public infrastructure. What started a decade-and-a-half ago as a sense that there were some teenagers in the basement hacking their way has moved far beyond that. It has morphed into sophisticated international organized crime and, worse, sophisticated nation state attacks.
Personnel and resources are limited:
According to an annual survey of 620 IT professional across North America and Western Europe from ESG, 51% respondents claim their organization had a problem of shortage of cybersecurity skills—up from 23% in 2014.1 The security landscape is getting more complicated and the stakes are rising, but many enterprises don’t have the resources they need to meet their security needs.
Virtually anything can be corrupted:
The number of connected devices in 2018 is predict to top 11 billion – not including computers and phones. As we connect virtually everything, anything can be disrupted. Everything from the cloud to the edge needs to be considered and protected