Year in Review

January 7, 2021

‘Ghosts of legislations past’: Policy predictions for 2021

If 2020 brought deadlines tied to various privacy and data protection policies, then 2021 means compliance – with less leniency for companies that fall short of regulations.

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January 4, 2021

From diversity efforts to pandemic recovery, workforce issues will evolve in 2021

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.

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December 31, 2020

The 2020 SolarWinds reality check: As cleanup continues, community considers implications

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.

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December 30, 2020

2021 strategy predictions: Shifts in business models, shifts in security priorities

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.

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December 30, 2020

A new year, a new administration: Doors open in 2021 for public-private cooperation

While much is speculative, a few aspects of how the government’s information security interactions with the private sector have begun to crystalize.

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December 29, 2020

2021 threat predictions: Bad actors that honed their craft with COVID are ready to go big

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.

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December 29, 2020

After the worst year ever for ransomware, 2021 will be more of the same

Most of the incentives driving ransomware operations have only intensified over the past year, while law enforcement and defenders look for new angles to stem the tide.

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December 28, 2020

2021 tech predictions: The conceptual gets real

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.

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December 28, 2020

Privacy 2020: From prepared to alarmed, the year the rubber hit the road

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.

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