Tools such as cloud access security brokers CASBscloud security posture management CSPM and cloud workload protection platforms CWPPs offer overlapping cloud security capabilities to address risks, but organizations must also invest in people and process, such as by adopting a SecDevOps workstyle.
We expect to see companies optimizing their data governance and security capabilities in the year ahead, which is imperative for organizations undertaking and continuing digital transformation.
As everyone else pulls in their horns and retreats, be mindful of opportunities, as well as inherent risks.
Most importantly, businesses of all sizes should take the time this year to coordinate and improve their enterprise-wide approach to integrating risk management, maturing GRC programs and capabilities and communicating with all stakeholders to enhance visibility and accountability.
What are the most important trends you should look out for? Integrating Risk Management into other business processes Risk Management is now being integrated into more business processes. The top 10 strategic technology trends foraccording to Gartner Blockchain, artificial intelligence, empowered edge, privacy and ethics, quantum computing, immersive experiences, augmented analytics, autonomous things and digital twins drive the Gartner Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for Simply put: we produce and share more insights in the workplace than at any other point in time.
Despite CISOs being more involved in strategic meetings, business leaders often are unable to gauge if a technology or project is creating too much risk and exposure or if the organization is missing opportunities by being too risk-averse.
Contributor: Kasey Panetta CISOs should be aware of these emerging cybersecurity trends and their potential impact to create a resilient and prepared organization. Their primary focus should be integrating risk management efforts and risk data sources from across the business to obtain a single-pane-of-glass view of risk.
However, it appears that many organizations are beginning to rediscover the significant role front line managers play in the initial identification and avoidance of risk. Gartner client inquiries have shown that one of the most serious challenges for SRM leaders is the inability to effectively communicate with business leaders.
How are you proactively safeguarding your business today, and ensuring prosperity tomorrow?