2 min reading Mon Sep 19 2022
How is your organization doing on Gartner's Top 3 Security Trends
Midway through 2022 and going back to the office, we would like to share a refresher on what's top of mind for information security professionals.
In their top security trends for 2022 Gartner identifies the hybrid work environment and the shift to cloud services supporting a distributed enterprise as the main evolutions. Add to this the well known lack of senior security staff.
Without further ado, the top three are:
1: Attack Surface Expansion
Third party risks associated with the use of IoT, open-source code, cloud, complex digital supply chains, social media expand the exposure of assets outside the traditional perimeter of control.
2: Digital Supply Chain Risk
Cybercriminals targeting the third parties supporting IT business processes. ''Gartner predicts that by 2025, 45% of organizations worldwide will have experienced attacks on their software supply chains, a three-fold increase from 2021.''
3: Identity Threat Detection and Response
Sophisticated threat actors targeting identity and access management (IAM) infrastructure, focusing on credential misuse as attack vector. ''Gartner introduced the term “identity threat detection and response” (ITDR) to describe the collection of tools and best practices to defend identity systems.''
For the complete list of trends check out:
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