In our last post, we discussed five of the top cyber security trends for 2020. Security analysts are predicting that phishing attacks will continue to increase, and that hackers will accelerate their use of AI-powered tools to automatically carry out attacks. Mobile devices will be targeted, as will data that’s stored in the public cloud without effective security controls. Analysts are also expecting an increase in “ripple effect” incidents in which multiple parties in a supply chain are attacked.
Cyber security is rapidly changing game of cat and mouse, with IT professionals attempting to stay one step ahead of increasingly sophisticated attackers. That’s why it’s important to keep abreast of emerging attack vectors and other issues impacting the security climate. Here’s a look at some of the future trends in cyber security that security analysts are predicting for 2020, and what organizations can do to reduce their risk.