Gartner has released eight predictions on cybersecurity. Gartner predicts that through 2023, government regulations requiring organizations to ensure consumer privacy will cover 5 billion citizens and more than 70 per cent of global GDP.

By 2025, 80 per cent of companies will adopt a strategy to unify web, cloud services and private application access from a single vendor’s SSE platform.

Sixty per cent of organizations will embrace Zero Trust as a starting point for security by 2025. More than half will fail to realize the benefits.

By 2025, 60 per cent of organizations will use cybersecurity risks as the primary determinant in conducting third-party transactions and business engagement.

Through 2025, 30 per cent of nation states will pass legislation that regulates ransomware payments fines and negotiations, up from less than one per cent in 2021.

By 2025, the threat actors will have weaponized operational technology environments that successfully to cause human casualties.

By 2025, 70 per cent of CEOs will mandate a culture or organizational resilience to survive coinciding threats from cybercrime, severe weather events, civil unrest, and political instabilities.

By 2025, 50 per cent of C-level executives will have performance requirements related to risk built into their employment contracts.