Top Cybersecurity Threats in 2018
For Security and Risk Professionals
Research Report by Forrester Analyst, Josh Zelonis
Software vulnerabilities are a leading cause of
breaches, and poor patch management practices are reducing the sophistication attackers need to compromise systems.
We’ve Lost Our Identity
A consequence of the continued loss of personally identifiable information data is that knowledge-based authentication (KBA) methods such as passwords and other anecdotal data can no longer be trusted as shared secrets.
Contaminated Updates Are A Growing Threat
While many organizations struggle with getting patches applied in a timely manner, a new trend of watering hole attack targets organizations that implicitly trust supplied updates.