Businesses face a bewildering array of infrastructure security threats. Criminals and other bad actors invest substantial resources into developing sophisticated attacks and malware, while businesses struggle to meet the challenges of an ever-evolving threat landscape with vast amounts of money in play. Bromium, a cybersecurity company, estimates that the cybercrime economy was worth $1.5 trillion last year.
Successful criminals accrue huge windfalls by selling stolen data and personal information, by infecting infrastructure with ransomware and crypto-mining malware, and numerous other types of attack. In contrast, worldwide spending on cybersecurity is around $114 billion, according to Gartner, and there is a dire shortage of experienced cybersecurity professionals.
In short, businesses need all the help they can get to secure their infrastructure.(more…)