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The most Cybersecurity Trends to Watch Out For in 2023

 2022/11/08   IT & Cyber-Security Solutions   616 visit(s)  3 min to read




With the digital revolution in all businesses, large and small, businesses, organizations and even governments rely on computerized systems to manage their day-to-day activities and protect data from various online attacks and unauthorized access.

Constant change in technology means that cybersecurity trends are changing too as news of data breaches, ransomware and hacks become commonplace. Here are the top cybersecurity trends for 2023:

1) Potential of Artificial Intelligence (AI)

With the introduction of AI in all market segments, this technology combined with machine learning has brought about a major shift in cybersecurity solutions. AI has played a pivotal role in building automated security systems, natural language processing, facial recognition, and automated threat detection.  AI-enabled threat detection systems can predict new attacks and instantly notify administrators of data breaches.

2) The Cloud Is Also Potentially Vulnerable

As more and more organizations move to the cloud, security measures must be continuously monitored and updated to protect data from exposure. Cloud applications such as Google and Microsoft still have plenty of end-to-end security, but users consider as a major source of bugs, malware, and phishing attacks.

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3) Data Breach:

Data continues to be a major concern for organizations around the world. Protecting digital data is a major goal today, whether it's for an individual or organization. Minor bugs in system browsers or software are potential vulnerabilities for hackers to access your private information.

4) IoT with 5G Networks: A New Era of Technology and Risk

With the advent and growth of 5G networks, the Internet of Things (IoT) will bring a new era of interconnection to reality. This communication between multiple devices is also vulnerable to external influences, attacks, or unknown software bugs. Even Chrome, the world's most used browser powered by Google, has serious bugs. 5G architecture is relatively new to the industry and requires a lot of research to find loopholes to protect systems from external attacks. Each step in the 5G network can bring numerous network attacks that we may not be aware of. This is where manufacturers have to be very strict when it comes to designing advanced 5G hardware and software to control data breaches.

5) Automation and Integration

As the size of data grows every day, The demands of today's work put pressure on experts and engineers to deliver fast and suitable solutions, making automation more valuable than ever. Security measurements are incorporated into agile processes to develop software that is more secure at all points. Large and complex web applications are also difficult to secure, making automation and cybersecurity a key concept in the software development process.

6) Targeted Ransomware

Another major cybersecurity trend that cannot be ignored is targeted ransomware. Industries, especially in developed countries, rely heavily on specific software to carry out their day-to-day activities. Ransomware usually threatens to publish the victim's data if the ransom is not paid, and it can still affect even large organizations and countries too.

7) Insider Threats

Human error remains one of the leading causes of data breaches that can steal millions of data and bring down entire companies. Studies showed that 34% of all attacks were directly or indirectly carried out by employees. So please try to create more awareness within your facility to protect your data in every possible way.

These cybersecurity trends for 2023 will inevitably make businesses more fearful. Therefore, it must intensify security measures to protect its data and information from sudden attacks.

Ctelecoms leads the foray in Best-in-class IT & Cyber-security Solutions in Saudi Arabia by bringing in the latest, world-class cyber security technology to the local market. Our mission is to keep Saudi Businesses Cyber Secure. We do this by following a proactive approach to cyber-security that will not only respond to cyber threats, but also enable enterprise growth.

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