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Security Technology Vision 2021

September 15, 2021

Driving resilience with cyber digital twins


existing security practices without touching production environments by simulating attacks and their impact on business processes.


the security-by-design mindset across the enterprise and unlock new opportunities for growth across business ecosystems and domains.


security approaches and prepare to secure the fully interconnected Mirrored World to come—including data and how its structured.

A sandbox for security innovations

Continuously improve scope and scale of security


of surveyed CSOs and CISOs across industries are already applying some form of digital twin technology in their security programs for prediction, extracting insights, simulation or testing.


of security leaders expect their organization’s investment in intelligent digital twins to increase over the next three years.


of security officers agree that AI combined with digital twins will allow their organizations to scale up defenses and situational awareness in ways that are not otherwise possible.

Innovate with intelligent cyber digital twins

Begin shifting from reactive to resilient today

About the Authors

Lisa O’Connor

Managing Director – Accenture Security and Accenture Labs, Cybersecurity R&D Lead

Marc Carrel-Billiard

Senior Managing Director and Lead – Technology Innovation and Accenture Labs

Ethan Hadar

Chief Research​ Officer – Accenture Labs, Europe​​

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