Baffle 2022 Predictions: Where cybersecurity spending will go in 2022
December 14, 2021
As cybersecurity continues to climb up the business priority stack, the astronomical valuations of public cybersecurity companies suggest that we’ll see an even greater influx of massive funding in the sector. Based on my experience and conversations with executives in the field, I expect the following trends to impact where security investments are directed in 2022.
Supply chain security. The supply chain is a red flag for cybercriminals. Cybercriminals historically strike when industries are going through times of chaos-and this moment certainly qualifies. For example, many digital supply chains contain code with vulnerabilities that stem from open source projects, which cybercriminals are adept at exploiting. To help keep problems from worsening, organizations should conduct audits and penetration testing, and update cybersecurity protections within their supply chain to determine vulnerabilities and address them.