Sophie Isbell https://www.pandasecurity.com 1m 265
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Cybersecurity is a critical element in protecting an organization’s assets and keeping business running smoothly and efficiently. 2021 has revealed some important trends impacting businesses across all industries around the globe, namely that the threat landscape is expanding and cybercrime is on the rise. Unfortunately, many companies are still falling short when it comes to prioritizing their security efforts.
Now is a critical time for organizations to reevaluate the role cybersecurity plays in their business operations. This is especially true in 2021 as we continue to see a growing number of cyberattacks and cybersecurity threats jeapordizing countless organizations. Not only that, but as modern technology continues to advance, so are the methods hackers are using to accomplish their schemes. This means that companies will need to place more emphasis on prioritizing their security infrastructures going forward if they want to properly defend against data breaches.
Companies who take a more proactive approach to cybersecurity will be better equipped to adapt to the constant shifts in technology and ever-increasing threat actors looking for vulnerabilities to exploit.
One great place to start is investing in cybersecurity training and education programs among teams. Ensuring your employees are equipped to identify threats on their own, as well as implementing mandatory security policies for proper password and corporate network management, can put you ahead of the curve in stopping threats before they can do serious harm.
Check out this visual by Panda Security for deeper insights into what cybersecurity trends should be on every business owner’s radar in 2021 and beyond, plus actionable strategies you can implement to defend against them.