Cybersecurity professionals are the new guardians of digital change


Changes in computing fabric, devices and services formed by digital business continue to shape risk and security landscapes, according to Gartner, Inc. By year-end 2017, more than 20 percent of enterprises will have digital risk services devoted to protecting business initiatives using devices and services in the Internet of Things (IoT). “Business imperatives have driven the convergence of the Internet of people, computers and things, transforming most enterprises into digital businesses and reshaping cybersecurity,” said Christian Byrnes, managing vice president at Gartner. “An inflection point in business and technological innovation has occurred, which we refer to as the ‘digital explosion’ and the ‘race to the edge.'”