Retarus recently attended the Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit in Washington DC, on the 7th through the 10th of June 2022. It was an opportunity for CISOs, security, and IT managers alike to learn more about the future of cybersecurity from vendors and leaders in the industry.
During the last quarter of 2016, 30 percent of all malware doing the rounds was so new that traditional anti-virus software companies had not yet developed signatures for them.
Gartner have observed that users are shifting an ever growing portion of their IT security budgets to “Detection and Response” activities. Demand for pure prevention, the experts go on to say, is now shrinking.
In 2016 the number of blackmail attacks by means of software multiplied strikingly. And ever more often such “ransomware” is now aiming to squeeze money out of small and medium-sized enterprises.