Today, Real Life And Online Activities Have Become Indistinguishable

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Today, real life and online activities have become indistinguishable which have pave way for cybercrime to become part of our daily lives. The news reports on attacks against businesses and nations everywhere with such consistency that, we’ve become numb to the sheer volume and acceleration of cyber threats. As the rate of security breaches continues to increase, so does the variety of attacks, and the technologies and processes deployed to prevent them.
After a thorough research, I identified several trends in cyber security industry. This paper discusses three cyber security trends in the industry. The trend discussed is" Greater need of cyber security professionals". A global study published by Intel Security and the Centre for
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(Tracy 2017).
Top Trends in Cyber Security
• Greater Need of Cyber Security Professionals
• Cloud Computing
• Internet of Things
Greater Need Cyber Security Professionals
According an article on Monster cloud.com, a global shortage of cyber security-skills in the workplace arguably makes organizations more desirable targets for hacking. Demand for expertise is on a rise as companies realize that their current security strategy is not sufficient.
People are a critical component to fighting cybercrimes. Many businesses are finding technology alone is not enough. With more than a million vacant positions worldwide, there have never been more jobs available in cyber security. (Monster Cloud, 2017). To maintain a solid cyber defense, businesses need to have IT professionals with advance skills in threat intelligence, virtual engineers, and, ideally, ‘hunting teams’ that can scour the Dark Web. But these skills are scarce and expensive.
According to ISC, by 2020 there’s expected to be a global shortfall of 1.5 million cybersecurity experts. As a result, many organizations will be looking to outsource these activities to external specialists in the year ahead. (Monster Cloud, 2017).
Cloud Computing
Cloud computing is a computing paradigm, where a large pool of systems are connected in private or public networks, to provide dynamically scalable infrastructure for application, data and file storage. With the advent of this technology, the cost of

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