Vaccine distribution could mean a return to offices, but most experts expect a new hybrid model to emerge. Pile that on top of the already challenging situation posed by a supposed skills gap and efforts to improve diversity, and the cybersecurity community may need to redefine workforce priorities.
What might go down as the most consequential story of the year for the cybersecurity community only surfaced in December. And yet, experts predict years of clean up, both physical and political, and potential shifts in how the nation secures the supply chain.
Enhanced email security? Growth of digital identities? Vulnerability management born from mergers and acquisitions? Here, cybersecurity experts offer their take on what strategic shifts we should expect within the enterprise.
Cyber experts expect more sophisticated attacks to come – with ransomware and phishing continuing at a steady, but more advanced clip, and emerging threats tied to deepfakes and 5G beginning to show impact.
Community and market experts found some consensus: cloud security will dominate strategies and investments even more that it did during 2020, and technologies once deemed “on the horizon” – think automation, 5G and even the much hyped artificial intelligence – will officially arrive.
If 2019 was an opportunity for privacy advocates to push for preparation ahead of looming data protection deadlines, then 2020 was the year organizations were expected to prove themselves ready. In this second article in our Year in Review series, we consider how legal complications leave all businesses, big and small, with a heavier privacy burden than ever.