Cyber security in 2018 - What you need to know

Ian Kilpatrick, Executive Vice-President for Cyber Security at Nuvias Group, looks at the key trends to look out for in 2018

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1. Security blossoms in the boardroom  Sadly, security breaches will continue to be a regular occurrence in 2018 and organisations will struggle to deal with them. New security challenges will abound and these will grab attention in the boardroom. Senior management is increasingly focusing on security issues and recognising them as a core business risk, rather than the responsibility of the IT department alone. The coming year will see further commitment from the boardroom to ensure that organisations are protected. 2. Ransomware has not gone away  Too much money is being made from ransomware for it to disappear - it won’t. According to Cyber Security Ventures, global ransomware damage costs for 2017 will exceed US$ 5 billion…

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