2022 Trends The State of Cybersecurity
2021 was a landmark year in cybersecurity.
The rapid, piecemeal changes businesses made on the fly to infrastructure, applications, and access controls during 2020’s huge shift to remote work were now under scrutiny, while security teams were still busy defending against the litany of attacks and attack methods.
As the size, scope, and sophistication of attacks continued to grow, many organisations spent the past year overwhelmed by perpetual change—wondering when, where, and how things will ever improve.
What we learned:
Our Research Findings
Show that ransomware, phishing and vulnerabilities don’t just monopolize headlines, they’re taking up security professionals’ headspace, too.
Why poll IT leaders?
Organizations will find themselves shifting their security strategy again in 2022 in order to stay ahead of those attacks, and IT leaders will be leading those shifts.
Motivator for Security Goals:
77% of companies rank the potential financial impact of a breach as the top reason for setting their security goals.
Feared Impact of a Breach
WHAT THIS MEANS:
99% of organizations currently use at least one public or private cloud, yet 81% of organizations are not currently using some form of cloud security posture management (CSPM). Only 22% of those organisations currently have plans in place to add this capability to their security program.
are currently using at least one form of public or private cloud.
are not currently using some form of cloud security posture management (CSPM).
Yet 81% of
Only 22% of Organisations
have plans in place to add CSPM to their security program.
Threats & Concerns
continues to be a top concern:
Our Research Found:
70% of those surveyed rank ransomware as their top security threat concern entering 2022.
Threats & Concerns
Air Date: March 10, 2022
Survey says… cybersecurity continues to evolve at a rapid pace.
In a time of new sophisticated technologies, emerging threats, and a growing attack landscape, it’s never been more important to ensure your organisation’s security.
Arctic Wolf is a market leader in security operations. We can help close the gaps in your cybersecurity defenses, manage your risks, and provide customised compliance reporting. Ready to learn more?