Thought leaders within the IT community are beginning to view cybersecurity not just as part and parcel of the everyday cost of doing business, but as an enabler, a direct driver of business continuity and bottom line growth. This shift in perception has begun to have a dramatic impact on the position and role of security within organizations, from a view of security means you cant to security means you can.

Over the past year, fences, walls and moats have become outdated as the ROI of security takes priority with a focus on measuring detection, responding to legislation and the automation of remediation, patch management and minimizing dwell time of an attacker. While a lot has changed in 2015, the speed of security means theres only more to come. These are Forcepoint Security Labs predictions for 2016.