Industry predictions for cyber-security are unlikely to achieve a consensus, but they do provide plenty of insights and recurring themes that serve as indicators of future trends, as the following edited forecasts reported by Tony Morbin demonstrate
There's no denying that cloud adoption is growing at a tremendous pace, along with a subsequent expansion of the threat landscape. Keeping mountains of data from numerous organisations on a third-party's servers might be a scary prospect for the security minded. But, Max Metzger asks, should we be worried?
Most companies are not ready or able to comply with the proposed new Data Protection Regulations, reports Roi Perez, while ignoring them is not an option given the prospect of heavy fines of up to €20 million
Data now resides on multiple devices in many locations. But, Kate O'Flaherty asks, is it out of control?
The latest In Case You Missed It (ICYMI) looks at Apple OS X vulnerability ranking; Banks still using SSL; GDPR agreed; Dutch oppose encryption backoors; Baltics boost national IT security
ICYMI: Madison extortion, Cyber-sec challenge, United bug-bounty, French intelligence, and Anonymous/ISIS spat
The latest In Case You Missed It (ICYMI) looks at suspected Madison extorortionists, Cyber-Sec challenge finals, bug-bounty criticism, French intelligence & Anonymous' ISIS twitter battle.
The latest In Case You Missed It (ICYMI) looks at possible Ashley Madison extortion campaign, analysing the TalkTalk attack, contactless card theft, opinion on the Experian hack and Marks & Spencer not a hack.
The latest In Case You Missed It (ICYMI) looks at Yahoo scraping passwords; Japanese airports hack; French CyberSec policy; SC in contactless theft; Dridex back
This week's In Case You Missed It (ICYMI): Aviation risk warning; netgear patch delay; vulnerability disclosure -legal threats; android SMS malware variants; SSL weakness exploited for phishing.
Ransomware is an attack unlike any other. Chances are you know about it pretty quickly after you've been infected but there is little you can do once you've been hit if you aren't prepared. Tom Reeve reports