The year 2017 may be known in the future as the year of ransomware, but what will 2018 be known for? Though we cannot predict in what industry the next wave of ransomware will strike, or even when it will strike, we feel confident with our hopes that “this may be the year” for cybersecurity to get a seat at the head table.
As noted by Forbes, the three areas hit hard by large scale breaches in 2017 included financial and credit data, healthcare care information and government clearance information. And as Gil Press clearly points out, “Our Identity is no longer ours”, as the validity of Personally Identifiable Information (PII) has been compromised during the last few years.
*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from Cimcor Blog authored by Jacqueline von Ogden. Read the original post at: https://www.cimcor.com/blog/how-to-conquer-cybersecurity-in-2018