Cybersecurity has been in the news a lot lately, as threats grow and data breaches occur on a regular basis. There is also a global debate on what cybersecurity really means to us and our civil liberties. How far are we willing to go to stay safe? What are we willing to sacrifice? What is paramount to protect?
Recently, we have seen companies push back on government requirements, particularly in the United States, as companies question the implications of some of the government’s ‘asks’ under the guise of national security (e.g. Apple refused to write code to unlock its phones; Microsoft sued the Justice Department over requests for customer data).
The bottom line is that security has never been higher on everybody’s minds and priority list.
Let’s delve deeper into some of the major drivers for security technology.