Editor's note: These insights first published as a Lockton Companies white paper.

In the movie Arrival, government scientists comeface-to-face with extraterrestrial visitors, not knowing if they'refriendly or why they've landed on earth. A linguist is brought into decipher the aliens' language, yet despite her best efforts, shecan only translate a few syllables. Armed with this incompleteinformation, some of the world's most powerful governments reactirrationally and mobilize for a military attack.

We've met the enemy

There are parallels in cyber risk. We're learning more all thetime as defenses and protections improve, but much is stillunknown. The playing field favors the attackers, while emerging vulnerabilities bring new revelationsat a seemingly inexorable pace.

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