To understand the status of cybersecurity today, think of it as a young mountain that has formed atop the tectonics of business and technology. The mountain has grown explosively, pushed by the upwelling of industry needs; as the peak elevates, instead of a broader and more secure plateau, it provides less foundation as it loses mass and narrows to a thin leading edge.
Physics describes what an object gains through its position relative to other things as Potential Energy. Imagine a rock balanced at the very top of the mountain, the rock is supported by the mountain from below, but . . .