Looking back, 2011 will no doubt be viewed as an unprecedented year in IT, fostering key trends such as the consumerization of IT, the rise of mobile devices, the growing adoption of cloud security and the ubiquitousness of social networking in the workplace. Not surprisingly, the future of IT security in 2011 will be contingent on those trends, with the introduction of new privacy policies, new threats and new efforts to combat cyber crime.
And of course, some things, like spam and blended attacks, will never die, but instead will continue to surprise users with new and more sophisticated iterations.
Here are 10 key security trends that we see in the upcoming 2011. Happy New Year!