The concept of automation is opening up many new possibilities for cybercriminals, and turning up the heat on organizations. As hackers step up the amount of automation in their malware, attacks will not only come at organizations faster, they will also reduce the time between breach and impact, and learn to avoid detection. Increasingly, firms will need to respond in near real time - in a coordinated fashion across the distributed network ecosystem, from IoT to the cloud. Not many enterprises have the capability to do this today, and that's something CIOs should start worrying about.
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