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Disruptive cyber attacks are on the rise and all industries are at risk. Enterprises and small businesses are scrambling to protect their critical data assets from attackers, putting the pressure on already thinly stretched security teams. CISOs and security researchers across the globe will share their findings on the biggest cyber threats to prepare for in 2019.
In the wake of major data breaches, highly personal information that used to prove our digital identities is now in the hands of fraudsters. The risk of this information being used in future frauds and cyber attacks is higher than ever. CISOs, CIOs, information governance, risk, privacy and identity leaders across the globe will debate the challenges of securing our digital identity, and the level of privacy we need to sacrifice in order to achieve security.
Enterprises are increasing their investment in the cloud. With data and workloads moving to the cloud, security is a key concern for CISOs and CTOs. The cloud security spend is expected to grow from $4.1 billion in 2017 to $12.7 billion in 2022. Industry leaders will examine the cyber threats to the cloud, the technological advances shaping the industry, and provide expert recommendations on how to improve cloud security.
An organization suffering a breach is no longer a question of "if," but "when" and "how big." Attackers are becoming more sophisticated in exploiting vulnerabilities, acquiring hacking tools on the dark web and leveraging automation, making traditional defense strategies antiquated and obsolete. Join fellow CISOs, threat hunters and security engineers as they discuss the lessons learned from the year's biggest breaches and provide insight on how to protect against the next big one.
At-risk industries, such as the financial sector, healthcare, energy and utility companies, and other critical infrastructure, are facing increased threat of cyber attacks and disruption. Top security experts will discuss the challenges of securing these industries from motivated attackers. CISOs from across the board will share their recommendations on how to protect against ransomware, breaches and cyber attacks aimed at stealing user data and disrupting operations that put all of us at risk.
Learn the biggest trends shaping information security by engaging with key experts and thought leaders at Black Hat and Def Con. Join exclusive livestream panels in real time on as we discuss the latest cyber threats, technological advancements and shifts in security culture.
As cyber threats are becoming more sophisticated and attacks more damaging, organizations of all sizes are turning to security analytics and threat intelligence to drive their cyber defenses. Knowing the ins and outs of the cyber threat landscape so your security team can launch the proper response is crucial in this age of high-profile attacks and breaches. CISOs, security engineers and incident responders will look into the value of accurate and predictive threat intelligence, coupled with responsive security analytics as essential tools in the fight against cyber attacks.
Gartner predicts there will be 21 billion Internet-connected devices by 2020. Securing the Internet of Things is critical, as connected devices are easy to hack and use in DDoS attacks, for cyber snooping and to disrupt entire cities, agencies and industries. IT and IoT leaders will discuss the biggest IoT security challenges, the new threats and vulnerabilities on the horizon and the tools specializing in protecting the IoT.