Four factors shaping the 2017 cyber landscape

The start of the new year is an ideal time to take stock of the developments and trends of the last 12 months, and attempting to predict what comes next. While 2016 was certainly an erratic year for many reasons, few professional sectors have had such a wild ride as cybersecurity. Not only did we see a fresh wave of high profile incidents, hacking even went as far as attempting to influence the outcome of the U.S. presidential election. While there is every chance 2017 will be just as unpredictable, there are four areas that are certain to be a major focus: