Cyber security: moving from cyber prevention to cyber resilience

Published: Friday, 12 March 2021 09:22

The pandemic is accelerating distributed service architectures, which is driving changes to the security landscape. Changes in working practices are exposing different attacks, altering the types and severity of threats an organization is exposed to. Though phishing remains the most common attack mode, the SolarWinds exploit has brought attention back onto supply chain-based attacks. These emerging trends are covered in Avasant’s Cybersecurity Services 2021 RadarView report. The report is a comprehensive study of the industry-wide adoption of cyber security services. It includes the current landscape, impact of COVID-19, enterprise recommendations, and a close look at the leaders, innovators, disruptors, and challengers in this market.

Avasant evaluated 42 providers using three dimensions: practice maturity, partnership ecosystem, and investments and innovation. Of those 42 providers, we recognized 28 as having brought the most value to the market during the past 12 months.

The report recognizes service providers in four categories:

Some of the findings from the full report include the following.

Enterprises should:

Integrate IAM solutions with analytical and reporting capabilities

Gain momentum with zero trust principles-based offerings

Bring a Secure by Design mindset at every stage of the business life cycle

Outsmart hackers by embedding automation in security solutions

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