2022 and the rise of cybercrime: Making headlines

  • Further changes in the workforce will affect data security.
  • Increased regulatory action and new legislation enhancing transparency about cybercrime will force organisations, and their boards, to take far greater responsibility for cybersecurity.
  • While AI enables cybercriminals, it can also be used to increase resilience and scope of cybersecurity systems.

The return to work is in full swing. Organisations are diving into a new year, hopefully better than the last, and workforces are coming to accept Covid as a regular part of life.

Another issue that has become just as much a part of daily life is cybercrime. Data breaches are rife and ransomware attacks are soaring in number and severity the world over. While we may not hear about these incidents as much as we do COVID-19, cybercrime is now so pervasive that organisations are being called on like never before to safeguard against this equally insidious and invisible threat.

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