As we stand on the threshold of another year, the war for our cybersecurity rages on. There have been many data breaches in 2017, most notably for Equifax, Verizon, and Kmart. But if you seek a silver lining in the cloud, perhaps you’ll be glad of the news that the global average cost of a data breach is down 10 percent over previous years to $3.62 million, according to the Ponemon Institute.
Sadly, the average size of a data breach increased nearly two percent. Clearly there’s still plenty of work to do. Here are some of the trends, challenges and threats that await us all in 2018.