Innovation in Business Q2 2022

recover their data. However, ransomware will continue to prevail as one of the greatest risks to organisations. 2. Cloud Breaches The Cloud helps organisations improve agility through expedited application roll outs, leverage automations and integrations to simplify operations, and ultimately reduce costs to increase revenues. As cloud adoption continues to increase throughout 2022, we expect to see an increase in unauthorised access and data breaches due to avoidable security gaps presented by misconfigurations and human error. 3. Vulnerability exploits The growth in zero-day exploits is likely to become a bigger problem for security operations teams to manage going forward. As a result, we expect to see an increased adoption of Zero Trust in 2022 to help organisations eliminate their attack surface, control access to their data, and prevent lateral movement of threats. 4. Increase in exact domain name impersonation phishing Since it requires little effort for threat actors and an improved Secon outlines the top 10 cyber security trends for 2022 With much of the UK workforce now heading back into the office following the easing of Covid restrictions, there still remains a large amount of people choosing to work remotely or splitting their time between the office and home. This work life shift means that businesses need to continue to be vigilant and address the multiple vulnerabilities that still linger. This is according to Andrew Gogarty, Chief Security Evangelist, Secon. Gogarty commented: “Over the last two years, organisations have quickly pivoted to remote working and accelerated cloud adoption to support business continuity during the global pandemic. This anywhere access to business-critical data resulted in security gaps and created challenges in maintaining effective cyber security. “As the reports of multiple breaches and ongoing ransomware threats continue, we believe that there are ten core security risks businesses need to address throughout 2022. Accordingly we have developed a White Paper that looks into those threats in detail and will give any IT department or CISO the vital armour needed against the cyber criminals.” 1. Ransomware Ransomware continues to impact organisations and remains an ongoing concern. As a result, many organisations have matured their backup and recovery approaches over the last few years with a view of being able to recover their data and environments should ransomware break through defences. This approach has helped affected organisations avoid paying ransom demands to