Events , Fraud Management & Cybercrime , Next-Generation Technologies & Secure Development

ISMG Editors: RSA Conference 2024 Preview

Also: Insights From Verizon's Data Breach Investigations Report; Investment Trends
Clockwise, from top left: Anna Delaney, Tom Field, Mathew Schwartz and Michael Novinson

In the latest weekly update, Information Security Media Group editors discussed what the thousands of attendees at RSA Conference 2024 can expect this year, key insights from Verizon's Data Breach Investigations Report, and how significant funding rounds are shaping the cybersecurity industry.

See Also: Breaking Down Silos With a Holistic View of Security, Risk

The panelists - Anna Delaney, director, productions; Tom Field, senior vice president, editorial; Mathew Schwartz, executive editor of DataBreachToday and Europe; and Michael Novinson, managing editor, ISMG business - discussed:

  • Highlights from ISMG's Fraud, Security & Risk Management Summit in New York and what to expect from our coverage next week at RSA Conference 2024;
  • Key takeaways from Verizon's 2024 Data Breach Investigations Report, which highlights a surge in data breaches driven by attackers exploiting vulnerabilities - particularly zero-day and known flaws - and by stolen credentials, ransomware and human errors;
  • The recent wave of $100M+ funding rounds for vendors such as ThreatLocker, Island and Corelight and the factors driving these investments, including the need for advanced cybersecurity solutions, global expansion and technological innovation.

The ISMG Editors' Panel runs weekly. Don't miss our previous installments, including the April 12 edition on unpacking the Change Healthcare attack saga and the April 19 edition on the global fallout from leaked LockBit ransomware.

About the Author

Anna Delaney

Anna Delaney

Director, ISMG Productions

An experienced broadcast journalist, Delaney conducts interviews with senior cybersecurity leaders around the world. Previously, she was editor-in-chief of the website for The European Information Security Summit, or TEISS. Earlier, she worked at Levant TV and Resonance FM and served as a researcher at the BBC and ITV in their documentary and factual TV departments.

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