2023 IT Security Predictions From Professionals Who Live It Every Day

We’re now in the fourth quarter, which means leaves are changing color, kids are creating lofty shopping lists, and their moms are pulling the winter clothes from storage. Oh, and a slew of prognosticators are compiling 2023 prediction lists for December distribution.

To beat the prediction rush, Radware reached out to several of our customers to find out what they think 2023 will bring to light in the world of cybersecurity. So, before you find out who prognosticators are predicting to win the World Cup or which movie will win the Oscar for best picture, read the following to be ahead of the curve, at least concerning cybersecurity.

2023—What Lies Ahead

Rajesh Garg is the executive vice president and chief digital officer, head of cybersecurity, at Yotta Infrastructure Solutions, LLP.

“Over 30% of company boards will have a dedicated cybersecurity committee that’s overseen by a qualified board member. Also,” continues Rajesh, “more than 30% of enterprises will deploy cloud-based security web gateways, cloud access security brokers, and zero trust networks.”

Diego Del Portillo is an IT infrastructure analyst at Puerto De Barranquilla in Colombia.

“Attacks will continue to become more complex because infrastructures are becoming more complex, as well,” says Diego. “Ten years ago, you could protect your infrastructure with firewalls and antivirus products, but today you need to use many platforms to be safe.

“Companies must strengthen their cybersecurity bench with professionals who have up-to-date skillsets to help address the growing complexity of attacks. For that reason, the focus should be as much on professionals as on technology.”

Ankur Mittal is a senior technical engineer at Hitachi Systems Micro Clinic Pvt.

“Deep fakes will become a greater concern because they use AI to mimic human activities. As a result, they can be used to enhance social engineering attacks. And the continued commercialization of advanced applications lowers the bar for creating deep fakes. This could lead to real-time impersonations over voice and video applications that cybercriminals will use to pass biometric analysis. It will pose a significant challenge and secure…