8. Increase In Hacktivism
Attacks aren’t just for financial gain anymore, and businesses can expect to see a rise in so-called hacktivism in 2016. RSA President Amit Yoran said businesses need to be on the lookout in 2016 for avenues of attack that aren’t purely financial, but might be for competitive or ideological reasons. Particularly ripe fodder for that type of attack could be the upcoming election, multiple security experts agreed.