What will 2017 hold for cybersecurity?

What will 2017 hold for Cybersecurity?

There is no doubt that 2016 was a big year in cybersecurity. From vulnerabilities discovered in significant applications, business email compromises, security breaches of high profile organisations, DDoS attacks, and allegations of a hacked US Presidential election.

Prediction for 2017 don’t look like it is going to get any better. Cybercriminals are finding new ways to deliver malware, cracking vulnerable databases and leveraging mobile technology to get inside corporate defenses and target individuals.

Here are the Top 5 trends that are may keep security professionals struggling to keep up in the year ahead:

  • The information wars heat up
  • Nation state meddling
  • Fraud is dead, long live credit fraud
  • The Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Regulatory upheaval

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