This time of year the crystal balls get a viewing and many pundits put out
their annual predictions for the coming year. Rather than thinking up my own, I
figured I’d regurgitate what many others are expecting to happen.
in 2014: A roundup of predictions: ZDNet might have picked up that
I have done this for the past two years and Charles
McLellan put together his own collection. This is a good place to start
with lists from Symantec,
and others. Mobile malware, zero-days, encryption, 'Internet of Things,' and a
personal favorite, The Importance of DNS are amongst many predictions.
the cloud: Six predictions for 2014: Kent Landry - Senior
Consultant at Windstream focuses on Cloud futures in this Help Net Security
piece. Hybrid cloud, mobility and that pesky Internet of Everything make the
key information security predictions for 2014: InformationWeek has
Tarun Kaura, Director, Technology Sales, Symantec discuss the coming enterprise
threats for 2014. Social Networking, targeted attacks, cloud and yet again, The
Internet of Things finds a spot.
10 Security Threat Predictions for 2014: This is essentially a
slide show of Fortinet's predictions on Channel Partners Telecom but good to
review. Android malware, increased encryption, and a couple botnet predictions
Cyber Security Forecast: Significant healthcare trends:
HealthITSecurity drops some security trends for healthcare IT security
professionals in 2014. Interesting take on areas like standards, audit
committees, malicious insiders and supply chain are detailed.
IT security predictions for 2014: RealBusiness covers 10 major
security threats along with four ways in which defenses will evolve. Botnets,
BYOD, infrastructure attacks and of course, the Internet of Things.
Predictions for 2014 Networks: From EETimes, this short list looks
at the carrier network concerns. Mobile AAA, NFV, 5G and once again, the
Internet of Things gets exposure.
cyber security predictions for 2014: InformationAge goes full
cybercriminal with exploits, data destruction, weakest links along with some
'offensive' or retaliatory attack information.
2014 tech predictions for the enterprise: Another ZDNet article
covering the key trends Verizon believes will brand technology. Interest
includes the customer experience, IT decentralization, cloud and
41 percent increasing IT security budget in 2014: While not a list
of predictions, this article covers a recent Tech Pro Research survey findings
focused on IT security. The report, IT
Security: Concerns, budgets, trends and plans, noted that 41 percent of
survey respondents said they will increase their IT security budget next year.
Probably to counter all the dire predictions.
A lot to consider as you toast the new year with the Internet of Things
making many lists. The key is to examine your own business and determine your
own risks for 2014 and tackle those first.
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