Five questions on the evolution of cyber security
While cyber security used to be considered an issue primarily for the IT team, these days it is an agenda item for the entire C-Suite. What’s changed? It’s not just the frequency of media reports on cyber security breaches — if anything, these are merely symptomatic of a larger shift underway. Cyber crime is fuelled by increasingly sophisticated technologies along with relatively new trends in mobility usage, social media, and rapidly expanding connectivity — all in the hands of more organized online criminal networks. In this environment, an intelligent and evolutionary approach to cyber security is key to staying ahead of cyber criminals — and the competition.
In this issue of Risk Angles, Mike Maddison tackles five questions on cyber security frequently voiced by clients. Then, Sid Maharaj and Tommy Viljoen take a closer look at how big data can be used for intelligent security