Managing Increased Cyber-Physical Security Threats in a Hyper-Connected World


This article was originally featured in Dark Reading.

When it comes to enterprise security, the physical world and the cyber domain have long been treated as separate — like a Venn diagram whose circles don’t overlap. Those days are over.

Companies are facing an enormous increase in threats, with physical exposures interacting with the cyber domain and vice versa. In a survey commissioned by the Ontic Center for Protective Intelligence, 69% of respondents noted that their companies are experiencing a dramatic increase in physical threat activity compared with last year. At the same time, VMware’s 2021 Global Security Insights Report found that 63% of US cybersecurity professionals said attacks increased due to employees working remotely.

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