Six cybersecurity threats the financial services sector faces

Security teams in the financial services sector are experiencing even more exacting demands as they defend their organizations in a world under a new and unexpected threat — a global pandemic, says a new Accenture report, “2020 Future Cyber Threats: The latest extreme but plausible threat scenarios in financial services.”

Malicious threat actors are taking advantage as organizations reconfigure vulnerable supply chains and offer more digital experiences. Working from home has opened a pandora’s box of new attack vectors and workforce challenges — including those from insider threats. And there are challenges around rethinking culture and collaborative practices as organizations seek to outmaneuver uncertainty in the future. The 2020 Accenture research revisits the trouble spots for security leaders.