10 Security Predictions For 2015
2015 Brings No Relief From Threats
Business owner angst about dangerous threats to sensitive data and intellectual property has increased significantly in 2014, driven by a spate of high-profile retail data breaches and ending with the disturbing, and still inexplicable, Sony breach that is worthy of a movie studio script itself. Despite recent law-enforcement victories bringing down CryptoLocker and other dangerous attack tools, the hacking economy thrives. Financially motivated cybercriminals are undertaking multistaged attacks and use increasingly complex and automated back-end systems that sustain their underground hacking markets where they sell and barter their stolen goods and services.
The direness of the situation has hit corporate boardrooms, and the latest studies suggest security is taking up a larger share of IT budgets. CRN pulled together these 10 security predictions that may impact the channel most in 2015, and shape how organizations buy technology and services to bolster their security postures.