Cyber Security Predictions for 2016
From headline-making news like the data breaches at Sony and Ashley Madison this year, to the OPM and persistent threats of cyber terrorism from countries like China and South Korea come predictions for what’s in store for cyber security in 2016. Experts largely agree that mobile devices face bigger risks, the stakes for political hacking attacks are high and data breaches are going to get much worse and even more prevalent.
We’ve gathered below some early predictions from website security experts for what’s in store for next year. Among the predictions are:
1. Attacks on mobile devices are going to increase.
2. Ransomware is on the rise.
3. The Internet of Things (IoT) makes every day life vulnerable to hacking.
4. Cyber attacks will be more sophisticated and harder to detect and trace.
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Information Age: Top 6 cyber security predictions for 2016
News.com.au: Intel Security’s 2016 Threat Prediction report