Here are some key takeaways:
- The finance, manufacturing and healthcare industries are directly in the line of fire, with 62% of all cyberattacks happening in these sectors.
- Spyware has been replaced by miners and trojans as the most common type of malware.
- Cryptocurrency mining is responsible for 41% of malware intrusions.
- Covid-19 cybercriminal opportunism has intensified, with cybercriminal groups and nation-state actors taking advantage of Covid-19 vaccine and associated supply chains.
- The remote work environment has attracted more web and application-based attacks. In fact, more than 67% of all attacks were either web application (32%) or application- specific (35%).
- Online data privacy and protection is a key definer of our “new normal”. This places increasing obligations, restrictions or limitations on the ability to transfer personal data to other countries.
The Dimension Data FutureProof series in association with Business Day invites you to join Business Day and Financial Mail business writer Mudiwa Gavaza as he engages Prof Mervyn King (senior counsel and former Supreme Court judge) in a candid interview to share insights on cybersecurity and resilience in an increasingly unpredictable world.
Warren Small, senior vice-president, global head of security sales and innovation at NTT Ltd; Itumeleng Makgati, group executive: information security at Standard Bank ; Celia Mantshiyane; chief information security officer at Coca-Cola Beverages Africa; and Seshni Moodley; principal head finance: intelligent security at Dimension Data MEA will explore how to stay ahead of the curve to secure the next horizon of cyber resilience.
Date: September 23, 2021
Time: 10am – 11.30am
The series of FutureProof virtual sessions brings industry leaders together to share insights and practices that promote business readiness and resilience for an unpredictable future.