As IT industry continues to grow, so are the concerns for CIOs. Additionally, the old ones are on standby too. There are multiple security vulnerabilities that loom large over any organization that a CIO must tackle. With the rapid shift in technologies and hot skills, the security concerns also increase manifolds.
As per the industry veterans, security nightmares will continue in the coming year and the top worry is hiding in plain sight.As the starting point for an attack that can take days, weeks or even months to begin and finally do damage, future headline-making exploits will co-opt legitimate credentials. These attacks on the inside can begin with a disgruntled employee going rogue, a user clicking on the wrong email attachment, or as the result of weak passwords or sharing of credentials among colleagues.
We will need new behavioural-based detection techniques in 2019 to address the threats.To spot small changes in behavior for users and network-connected devices that are often indicative of a gestating attack,organizations are increasingly using artificial intelligence-based, machine learning User and Entity Behaviour Analytics systems.
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