Guest Post – Cybersecurity Trends to Know in 2019

Here’s a contribution from Orla Forrest at Irish cloud services provider Paradyn.

In this guide, we examine some emerging innovations that are helping organisations to bolster their security in 2019.

In 2019, organisations are facing an ever-growing range of cyber-threats. In fact, according to a 2018 study from Bromium, the cybercrime economy was estimated to be worth $1.5 trillion. As cyber-incidents continue to rise, it is more vital than ever for IT teams to vigilant in their security practices.

Why it is Important to Invest in Cybersecurity?

There are only two types of companies: those that have been hacked and those that will be.”

  • Robert Mueller

Hiscox’s 2018 Cyber Readiness revealed that 73% of companies are just not prepared to respond to a cyber-attack. By not having proper cybersecurity in place, you risk exposing your organisation to a wide variety of threats. In addition to losing money, these attacks could lead to the loss of sensitive data, expensive recovery costs, and reduced client trust. Such attacks becoming ever more frequent, and the increasing sophistication of such attacks means that organisations have a responsibility to ensure that they are using up-to-the-minute security technology.

Find Out More

If you would like to discover more about cybersecurity trends in 2019, then you should certainly take a look at the below infographic from Paradyn. This helpful explainer guide looks at some of the latest trends including data protection, AI, cloud security and more.

Scroll down to the infographic below to learn more today.



About the Author:

I am a cybersecurity and IT instructor, cybersecurity analyst, pen-tester, trainer, and speaker. I am an owner of the WyzCo Group Inc. In addition to consulting on security products and services, I also conduct security audits, compliance audits, vulnerability assessments and penetration tests. I also teach Cybersecurity Awareness Training classes. I work as an information technology and cybersecurity instructor for several training and certification organizations. I have worked in corporate, military, government, and workforce development training environments I am a frequent speaker at professional conferences such as the Minnesota Bloggers Conference, Secure360 Security Conference in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, the (ISC)2 World Congress 2016, and the ISSA International Conference 2017, and many local community organizations, including Chambers of Commerce, SCORE, and several school districts. I have been blogging on cybersecurity since 2006 at
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