Based on all this information from these reports and historical trends, we can expect the security threat landscape to continue to change in 2015. Companies need to start to seriously invest in their security programs beyond just "checkbox security" to achieve the minimum compliance level of protection. Organizations can no longer run IT shops as lean as possible trying to continually cut operational costs. Enterprises can only "do more with less" up to a point where it starts to hurt the business. Security is a time-intensive exercise and there are few shortcuts. Those organizations who do less than the minimum level of effort to stay secure will encounter breaches resulting in loss of their intellectual property, customer data, and subsequently loss of their reputations in the industry.
For 2015, more organizations should share information about their security and absorb information that others are writing about the current state of security threats and attacks. Organizations can use this free security research information to make sure that their security systems are being adaptive to the latest threats.
Source: Network World
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