Whitepaper: Data security predictions 2021

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Data security predictions 2021

2020 was a year of unprecedented challenge for IT security teams.

Technology is changing rapidly, and an organization’s attack surface is constantly morphing. They have tools for detecting anomalies — and detect so many that they’re overwhelmed. And attack vectors constantly change as adversaries – driven by greed, political agendas or just for the lulz – come up with new tricks.

What’s more, the massive disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated digital transformation across the board. That means new technologies, new processes, adopted at a faster rate than ever, among greater disorder and organizational stress.

In addition, remote work has invalidated corporate network protections to a great extent. That, says Splunk CISO Yassir Abousselham, puts incredible pressure on security teams.

 Here are 7 data security predictions for 2021 from Splunk, as well as some suggested strategies to address the challenges ahead.



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