The past weeks again have demonstrated that cybersecurity and geopolitics are inseparable. Cyber attacks have become a common element in geopolitical crisis as an additional vector for concrete attacks, but also for MDM (Misinformation, Disinformation, Malinformation). This also means that CISOs nowadays must take a broader perspective beyond technology. Geopolitics impact the cybersecurity of organizations, and organizations must adapt to this, both by adjusting their organizational structures and cybersecurity spendings as by extending their risk management approaches in a way that also helps in assessing the concrete cybersecurity impact of geopolitics.
The threat environment remains intense. Changing IT architectures present meaningful and operational risks for enterprises. Today’s cybersecurity market is highly fragmented. A number of trends including a shift towards platforms/suites are driving consolidation in cybersecurity. M&A is on top of the agenda for vendors as they seek to secure future growth and stay ahead of the innovation curve.
Time is moving fast in the IT-Security industry. The rise of AI brings new attacks for example as new and better redacted phishing emails. What are the risks and chances for Security Operations? What is the impact on identity and access management. How can AI be used to improve threat hunting. These are some of the topics presented here.