Now that the Internet of Things (â€œIoTâ€), big data analytics and artificial intelligence havebecome common, cybersecurity, particularly in these areas, has become part of daily life. Every year comes with its own set of cybersecurity challenges, and 2018 is no exception.
Ransomware has proven to be a potent threat. The harmful effects ofransomware are now commonly known, due to the prevalence of recent attacks. Even more ransomware attacks are predicted for this and coming years. Enterprises,understanding the nuisance of ransomware, are ready to invest more in ransomware defense. Backup mechanisms, patch management and system upgrades are likely to receive greater emphasis as they become keys for dealing with the threat of ransomware.