CP:RPT:1016:Looming Cybersecurity Risks

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7 Looming Cybersecurity Risks for 2017

Issue Summary

From unprecedented DDoS attacks to the convergence of physical and IoT security, plenty of threats loom over customers. Are you prepared to seize that opportunity?

Takeaways for Your Business

  • The evolution of malware is shaping up to be one of the most pressing security issues.
  • Growth of the IoT and industrial internet increases the possibility of converged physical/cyber attacks.
  • Already in-demand cybersecurity professionals will remain scarce and expensive.

About the Author

George V. Hulme is an internationally recognized security and business technology writer. For more than 20 years, Hulme has written about business, technology and IT security topics. From March 2000 through March 2005, as senior editor at InformationWeek magazine, he covered the IT security and homeland security beats. His work has appeared in CSO Online, Computerworld, Network Computing, Government Computer News, Network World, San Francisco Examiner, TechWeb, VARBusiness and dozens of other technology publications.