Why Cybersecurity Training Must Become a Priority
October 05, 2018 / Renee Tarun
Why Cybersecurity Training Must Become a Priority. Because the threat landscape continues to evolve rapidly, organizations are having a hard time keeping pace with the evolving cybersecurity skills required to manage their complex environments. Cybercrime is on the upswing, and no industry is immune. The volume of cyberattacks is growing at an unprecedented rate, and attacks are severe – 96 percent of firms experienced at least one severe exploit according to a recent Fortinet Threat Landscape Report. One reason for this acceleration in the attack cycle is that successful malware spreads further and faster than ever before. This is due in large part to the expansion of the potential attack surface, resulting in a dramatic increase in the volume and sophistication of attacks across mobile devices, the Internet of Things, and cloud services.