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Anne Valaitis, Jamie Bsales

The Insider’s Guide to Cybersecurity: Emerging Trends in Cybersecurity Compliance

Vigilance for a resilient future

Dec 25, 2023 7:00:00 PM


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In this series, in conjunction with Agile Cybersecurity Solutions (ACS, our cybersecurity testing and consulting partner), Keypoint Intelligence investigates the many facets of cybersecurity to deliver insight and strategy. Check back here next Tuesday for more free tips and tricks, helpful hints, as well as solutions and tools—all to help you navigate the potentially treacherous waters of cybersecurity.



In the face of escalating cyber-threats and the escalating severity of breaches, governmental bodies and industries alike are actively enhancing their information security regulations to fortify defenses against potential risks to sensitive data and critical infrastructure. This evolving landscape is marked by key transformative trends, signaling a dynamic shift in cybersecurity compliance strategies.


One big thing happening in cybersecurity is more companies using cloud-based security solutions, which are easier to set up than the old-fashioned tools you install on your own computers. They also give organizations more flexibility to deal with different risks as they come up. At the same time, they help save money when it comes to keeping users secure even when spread out in different places. And these cloud solutions have built-in features that make it easier for companies to follow complicated rules, like the ones in healthcare (HIPAA) and financial services (PCI DSS).


In simpler terms, cloud-based security tools keep data safe. They make sure that only the right people can access information stored in the cloud and they detect if something suspicious is happening, like someone trying to steal data. Cloud security also checks the settings to catch mistakes that could make it easier for attackers.


Moving security to these strong cloud systems allows companies to take advantage of advanced tools that were once only for big businesses. These tools use artificial intelligence (AI) to spot unusual behavior and automatically respond to threats. Cloud systems can quickly add more security as more people work remotely and use the cloud.


Privacy is also a big deal around the globe, with regulations like Europe’s GDPR and India’s data protection bill. These rules demand strict measures to protect people’s information, and companies can face big fines if they don’t follow the rules. Companies must be clear about how they collect and use data, and people can ask to delete or correct their information or opt out of sharing it.


Because cyber incidents now affect business revenue and reliability, companies are changing how they handle cybersecurity. They work together across different parts of the company to respond quickly to problems, practicing what to do in case of an attack and fine-tuning their insurance to cover potential losses. Looking at cybersecurity as part of the bigger picture helps companies make smart choices and plan for the unexpected.


Keypoint Intelligence Opinion

The accelerated pace of cyber-threats demands a proactive approach from businesses. Companies anchored in outdated security practices face challenges ranging from customer churn to regulatory non-compliance. Embracing ongoing privacy vigilance, leveraging cloud-based security, and building resilience readiness can transform cyber risk from a liability into a competitive edge. Establishing comprehensive foundations today positions companies to navigate digital transformation seamlessly, fostering public trust rather than eroding it. The recommendations are clear: prioritize privacy, invest in cloud-based security, and embed cyber resilience into overall risk management strategies to secure a resilient and competitive future in the ever-evolving digital landscape.


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