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Introduction

The IT and cybersecurity market is in rapid evolution.

Highlights

  • They present new ways to purloin critical data and provoke lasting damage to IT infrastructure and, increasingly, industrial control systems (ICS).

Features and Benefits

  • Explains how the evolution in threat activity forces changes in defensive technology.
  • Describes how identity and access management (IAM) is changing, thanks both to the emergence of the B2C market and legislation such as GDPR.

Key questions answered

  • What are the challenges inherent in securing the Internet of Things?
  • How will quantum computing impact encryption?

Table of contents

Summary

  • Catalyst
  • Ovum view
  • Key messages
  • Recommendations

Advances in threat activity is forcing change

  • New and previously unseen threats will drive the need for better levels of protection
  • Organizations must invest in cybersecurity products that meet specific protection requirements

Identity management continues to thrive

  • New approaches are driving the IAM sector forward
  • Scalability is the new driver for the identity management sector

Attacks on and from the IoT will grow

  • Destructive attacks on the IoT are beginning to loom large
  • Launching attacks from the IoT will become more common
  • IoT Security has its own peculiarities

The need for next-gen data protection has arrived

  • Cloud and regulation are driving interest in data obfuscation
  • Enterprises must prepare for the quantum computing challenge

Appendix

  • Author

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