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By Cam Sivesind
Thu | Dec 29, 2022 | 10:11 AM PST

We love good "trends in cybersecurity" articles and posts. Here's a compilation of a dozen solid trend pieces looking back at the year that was 2022 and the year ahead in 2023.

  • The State of Cybersecurity in 2022 and Trends and Predictions for 2023 "These thoughts found in this post won't come from the lens of venture capital or private investing but from a cybersecurity practitioner who still buys software and leads security programs today."
  • 5 Trends to Watch for Cybersecurity in 2023 "From advancements in artificial intelligence (AI) to the continued evolution of ransomware and cyberattacks, the coming year is sure to bring significant developments in the world of cybersecurity. It will be crucial for everyone to stay informed and prepared."
  • Top 10 Challenges Facing CISOs in 2023 "While 2022 was certainly no walk in the park, strong cybersecurity investments and institutional support suggest a light at the end of the tunnel. As we turn toward 2023, these will be the top ten challenges facing CISOs in the new year."
  • A Look Ahead: Cybersecurity Trends to Watch in 2023 This piece "asked some of the industry's leading cybersecurity experts about the trends to watch in 2023. Responses covered a variety of emerging threats and evolving trends affecting security technologies, leadership and regulation. Here is a look at the year ahead."
  • The Top Five Cybersecurity Trends In 2023 "A shift to a culture of home and remote working that started during the Covid-19 pandemic and has persisted in many organizations, as well as the spread of the internet of things (IoT) into every area of business and society, means there has never been more opportunity for lax security to cause headaches and expense. Because of this, cybersecurity is top of everyone's agenda in 2023, so here's a look at some of the key trends in 2023."
  • 12 Cybersecurity Trends Every CISO Must Prepare for in 2023 "Our experts share top cybersecurity trends that will help security leaders to strengthen their organization's security posture in 2023 and beyond."
  • Cybersecurity Trends: IBM's Predictions for 2023 "As with many other aspects of life and business, 2022 held fewer overall surprises in cybersecurity than in recent years thank goodness. Instead, many trends brewing over the past few years began to take clearer form. Some were unexpected, and many were predictable, but all are important to consider when making plans for security in 2023."
  • 7 Cybersecurity Trends for 2023 to Watch Out For "As the calendar flips to 2023, cybersecurity experts and industry watchers are keeping an eye on several trends that have the potential to affect tech and security pros over the next year and impact how they approach their jobs and career aspirations."
  • Top 3 Information Security Hiring Trends for 2023 "Here are three key takeaways to keep in mind when researching for a new role in InfoSec in 2023."
  • Cybersecurity Outlook 2023: Consultants Cite 6 Trends "IT services executives predicted greater focus on user training and protection, supply chain security and machine learning. And digital transformation could spark zero-trust projects."
  • New Cyber Security Trends and Predictions for 2023 "We witnessed many cyberattacks in 2022, making it quite a turbulent year for cyber security globally. Looking back at 2022, Ruchir Shukla lists down some cybersecurity trends to look out for in 2023."
  • Five Trends Shaping Cybersecurity in 2023 "The evolution in IT systems to fit the converged workforce will attract threat actors in 2023, who will target elements of zero trust solutions and APIs, then hide deep within systems to achieve actions on their objective. Organizations must be prepared with robust security solutions and services that keep them steps ahead of these threats."

As you will see from the list of trends articles and blogs above, there are a lot of overlapping trends (AI, cyber insurance, cyber resilience, cyber workforce), as well as a few unique takes from the authors and experts interviewed for the pieces. 

2023 promises to be an interesting, challenging, and opportunistic year from cybersecurity professionals.