CISOs must choose between diverse security offerings and vendor consolidation through platformization. Lessons from ERP projects indicate open integration, driven by cloud providers using standardized interfaces, is a better alternative. AI can democratize interpretation of data and analytics from these best-of-breed tools. Integrated best-of-breed portfolio or ‘Cybersecurity Mesh’ performs better on innovation and scale against platformization, as demonstrated by app stores surpassing single-vendor services.
US healthcare company, Change Healthcare, has been targeted by the hacker collective ALPHV/Blackcat, which claimed to have stolen sensitive health data of millions of Americans.