From climate change to domestic unrest to extremist violence, 2016 was inundated by threats from a range of fronts. Headlines revealed a world under strain, and security has never been more greatly tested.
That holds true in the digital arena as well, with increasingly escalating data breaches continuing to dominate the news cycle. For the organizations under siege, those breaches have led to a serious loss of assets, both financial and intellectual. They’ve also left citizens feeling like their privacy isn’t safe any longer.
Join this opening session to discuss the most impactful events of the past year. Why were they distinct, who did they affect the most, and what can they teach us about potential future threats?
- Who is truly winning the battle for cyber security?
- What types of attacks have been most harmful?
- What are successful organizations doing right?
- Are there signs of improvement in organizational defenses?
By examining the past year, this introductory session sets out to create the context organizations need as they close their cyber security gaps both now and in the future.