Paul Mckay, principal analyst at Forrester, can be presenting a global keynote on “Cyber security in 2022 and beyond – analysing current and emerging risks”, on the ITWeb Security Summit 2022, to be held on the Sandton Convention Centre from 31 May to 2 June.
The Summit is the seventeenth annual gathering of native and worldwide cyber safety professionals and choice makers, and McKay will
concentrate on the present threats and dangers which might be affecting South African companies.
Last yr was a record-breaking yr for cyber safety, with extra assaults and breaches recorded in 2021 than any yr prior to now. This is regardless of new guidelines and laws governing safety measures, and a slew of latest instruments launched by the safety group to fight fashionable assaults.
In 2022, the trade expects a continued progress in assaults, notably ransomware and provide chain assaults, in addition to a further concentrate on operational applied sciences and demanding infrastructure. And within the aftermath of the pandemic, the continuing use of BYOD might additionally present attackers with quick access to networks.
During his keynote, Mckay will focus on what’s behind the numerous improve in cyber incidents. He will unpack whether or not or not we are able to count on these incidents to proceed growing over the subsequent 12 to 24 months, in addition to to what extent the pandemic has elevated mistrust in company, medical and authorities authorities, and whether or not it is a new threat issue that we have to take into consideration.
In addition, Mckay will focus on the cyber safety implications of the conflict in Ukraine, zero-day exploits, and can inform delegates what classes may be discovered from international cyber safety developments for South Africa and the remainder of Africa.