According to ESG research, 62% of organizations were poised to increase spending on cybersecurity in 2020. Thirty-two percent of survey respondents said they would invest in cybersecurity technologies using AI/ML for threat detection, followed by data security (31%), network security (30%), and cloud application security (27%).
Of course, that was back in the innocent and carefree days before COVID-19. Have things changed? Yes, and seemingly overnight. Like society at large, the cybersecurity world's priorities, strategies, and tasks have been turned upside down.