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Staying abreast of emerging trends is paramount in any industry, let alone the cybersecurity industry where lagging on the latest industry happenings can leave organizations unprepared, exposed and vulnerable. This is especially true when it comes to cybersecurity in the financial services industry, where a lot is at stake.
The rapid pace of technological advancement, coupled with increasingly sophisticated cyber threats, underscores the necessity for financial services organizations to proactively follow and adapt to the latest trends in cybersecurity. Therefore, it is important to preemptively identify potential risks, implement timely countermeasures, and fortify their digital infrastructures against emerging threats.
Following cybersecurity trends is akin to having a proactive defense strategy that anticipates and addresses the evolving tactics of cyber adversaries. Trends such as the growing use of AI and ML in cyber defense (and attacks), and the rise of hacktivism offer valuable insights into the shifting dynamics of cyber threats.
Also, staying on top of cybersecurity trends allows financial services organizations to allocate resources efficiently, invest in technologies that align with emerging threats, and cultivate a culture of continuous improvement and adaptation.
With this in mind, we decided to welcome 2024 with a dive into what we believe will be the key cybersecurity trends in the financial industry sector this coming year. We describe each trend and offer a checklist of best practices to help cybersecurity teams navigate the evolving realm of digital security in the financial services industry.