In episode 43 of the Acceleration Economy Minute, Kieron Allen discusses the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) call for a global unified response to an upcoming cyberstorm, after cyberattacks increased by 79% in 2022.
00:13 — Experts at the World Economic Forum (WEF) have called for a global, unified response to what they see as an upcoming cyberstorm.
00:24 — Cyberattacks have been on the rise; in 2022, there was a drastic increase in the number of devastating attacks. Denial-of-service (DoS) attacks alone increased by 79% last year. There is a growing concern that threat actors are evolving. Further, it is projected that there will be more state-operated attacks.
00:47 — The WEF advises that governments and organizations collaborate to combat this threat, regardless of geopolitical borders. News like this enforces how close and impending the threat of a cyberstorm is and how devastating the effects could be.
01:18 — This is why Acceleration Economy created the Top 10 list of Cybersecurity Business Enablers — the vendors on the shortlist are the top companies in cybersecurity today. Follow along with the coverage to stay up to date with the top range of solutions.
01:45 — It is incredibly important that those who wish to thrive in the acceleration economy follow these companies and adopt cybersecurity solutions to fit the threat landscape that businesses are operating within.
02:13 — Kieron suggests that businesses should be sharing threat intelligence, information, solutions, and experiences with competitors — working collaboratively will enable businesses to achieve greater insights into how to combat these pressing threats.
Which companies are the most important vendors in cybersecurity? Click here to see the Acceleration Economy Top 10 Cybersecurity Shortlist, as selected by our expert team of practitioner-analysts.