McAfee Labs 2018 Threats Predictions
We find ourselves in a highly volatile stage of cybersecurity, with new devices, new risks, and new threats appearing every day. Our 2018 Threats Predictions Report polls thought leaders from McAfee Labs and the Office of the CTO, who offer their views on a wide range of threats, including machine learning, ransomware, serverless apps, and privacy issues. Topics include:
- How the adversarial machine learning arms race is heating up
- Ransomware pivoting to new targets and objectives
- How serverless apps can increase the attack surface
- Protecting children from corporate abuse of their user-generated content
Cloud threats, internet of things (IoT) threats regulations, and vendor response are covered in our 2017 predictions.
Our 2016 report examined the evolution of types of threat actors, attackers’ behaviors, and targets. It looked at the expected rise of ransomware, new attacks on automobiles, why wearable technology is an attractive target, and critical infrastructure attacks.