For regulated industries (which isn’t in the age of GDPR?), blind trust will never be enough and being able to demonstrate a sufficient degree of due-diligence on key vendors will always be essential to defend against any liability in case of a data breach.
Security products consolidation and integration become key factors, as the “when-not-if” paradigm around cyber attacks takes centre-stage with senior executives and their focus shifts away from risk and compliance, towards execution and delivery.
Spectacular recent developments in Artificial Intelligence (AI) are feeding many fantasies in the world of cybersecurity. Almost everything can be heard on the topic, from the looming obsolescence of even the best defence solutions to an open war between AIs developed by various tech powers – including states. It often feels very complicated for executives to prepare themselves for what’s ahead.
Since the start of the industrial revolution, the ways of working that are commonplace are entrenched in our education system and workplace. The optimisation of specialist silos, as part of a total system of manufacturing has generated significant economic benefit through immense productivity gains.