CISO Roadblocks 2023

December 21, 2023
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As the year comes to a close, CISOs reflect on the challenges they faced in 2023 regarding the evolving cybersecurity landscape. Some of the key challenges mentioned by CISOs are:

  • The rapid evolution of cyber threats and the increasing sophistication of criminals, including the use of AI and machine learning in attacks.
  • The complexity of the cybersecurity landscape, with the growth of IoT devices and the expanding attack surface.
  • The global shortage of skilled cybersecurity professionals, which hinders the ability to adequately defend against threats.
  • The increase in ubiquitous bandwidth, which provides hackers with more options for compromising devices.
  • The need for diversity in the cybersecurity industry to better address and mitigate security and privacy issues.
  • The concern of nation-state actors and their ability to employ cyber technologies to hack into organizations and government agencies.
  • The focus on access and identity-related cyber incidents, as organizations shift to hybrid, multi-cloud architectures.
  • The lack of preparedness for major cyber events and the need for better market signaling solutions.
  • The increasing regulatory landscape in cybersecurity, which requires more cyber literacy at all levels.

Overall, CISOs recognize the importance of staying ahead of evolving cyber threats, addressing the skills gap, and adapting to the changing regulatory environment to ensure the security and resilience of their organizations.

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