2018 Cybersecurity Trends

December 17, 2018 / GuidesFor Team

How critical is endpoint security to organizations and industries today? Jeanette Manfra, an official at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, told House lawmakers during a hearing earlier this month about a covert Russian campaign to penetrate the industrial control systems of government and private organizations belonging to multiple critical industries, including aviation, manufacturing, and nuclear. Manfra said that the attack likely began in 2015 and, based on available indicators, is still in progress. Manfra’s testimony is illustrative of a trend that Kaspersky reported in a 2017 study, which says 54 percent of the firms that were analyzed had at least one security incident involving their industrial control systems within 12 months of the survey. This statistic and several other cybersecurity trends are discussed in the following article published by CSO. – Jem Santos

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