The surge in cyber threats and cloud computing amid the influence of digitalisation across all sectors and markets has created an array of new investment opportunities, said speakers from First Trust Global Portfolios and the Consumer Technology Association at a webinar hosted by AsianInvestor and Nasdaq.
The proliferation of self-professed cybersecurity companies, combined with data sensitivity, makes it tricky for asset owners to find the right investments.
Institutional investors are becoming more keen on investing in cybersecurity companies, but doing so is not easy, in part because it's proving costly to do so.
Asia Pacific’s asset owners have yet to deeply invest in cybersecurity companies but should consider doing so, both for their own protection and for returns.
The Singaporean state investor remains on the lookout for promising cybersecurity assets to complement its existing platform and provide more than just healthy investment returns.
Across the world, financial services organisations are facing an array of cyberattacks. Fund houses are not immune, and need to be prepared, argues Jeremy Pizzala of EY.