2020 Cyber Security Predictions and Defense Strategy

2020 Cyber Security Predictions and Defense Strategy

Shlomo Kramer, the Serial Cybersecurity Entrepreneur, said in an interview of 2005 that cybersecurity is similar to Alice in Wonderland. There you run as fast as you can to stay in place. In 2020, if you wish to stay ahead of cyber-criminals, you must run ten times as soon as that.

The predictions listed involve the key participant’s state-of-mind in the cybersecurity industry and highlights all the essential issues of today. The future is unknown, but we know that the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) will go into effect on January 1, 2020. On November 3, 2020, the U.S. presidential election will take place; and on October 1 of 2020, you must have a REAL ID-compliant card if you wish to have federal access facilities or fly on commercial aircraft.

Other Factors of Cybersecurity

Other than these facts, the crystal balls of the participants in this survey warn us about emerging technologies impact such as 5G,AI, quantum computing and evolving technologies such IoT (the internet of things). Moreover, the survey warns individuals about mobile phones and autonomous vehicles, and the cloud. Furthermore they are urged to think about the role which cybersecurity will play in the presidential election, the increasingly targeted and profitable ransomware attacks, emerging global cyber-war, and the significant issue of the best way to deal with authentication and identity. The survey additionally warns of the sorry state of personal data privacy; the new types and targets of cyber-attacks; what to do about the shortage of cybersecurity skills and the crucial role people play in cybersecurity; hot to fix cyber defense; the bad, the ugly, and the excellent business of cybersecurity.

The best way to win a war is to join forces with like-minded allies. But the entities under attack don’t consider this possibility, and it is a successful strategy for cyber-criminals. Co-founder and Chairwoman of Duality Technologies, Rina Shainski, said that it takes a network to defeat a system.