Exploitation of kernel flaws, more mobile attacks, more rogue nation attacks, and increased use of WiFi 'evil twin' networks predicted for 2018 according to Gary Griffiths.
For an enterprise security team to attempt investigate who is behind an attack is extremely complicated and time consuming, and most importantly does very little to improve the organisation's defences against further attack.
Cyber-attacks on critical infrastructure are now the biggest threat to humanity and more action and collaboration is needed to defeat nation state actors and terrorists threatening essential systems.
In the US, a bipartisan bill that takes aim at protecting the US elections from nation-state attacks would compel the Trump administration to levy harsh punishment on Russia for further interfering in US elections.
Instead of being sentenced, General James Cartwright, the man believed to have leaked the secret that the US and Israeli armies had developed the Stuxnet malware was pardoned by the outgoing Obama administration.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed concern that cyberattacks from Russia might interfere with elections next year in Germany.