The Future Of Cyber Threats Will Be Defined By Deception

The next 12 months will see major developments in the arms race between cyber attackers and security defenders as they continue to try to stay ahead of each other. Much of the cyber battle will revolve around the creation of new malware and defensive technology, but one of the defining factors of 2018 will be the increased use of advanced social engineering. As high-level techniques begin to trickle down through the criminal community, I anticipate a smarter use of available data and deceptive tactics designed to trick targets and evade security measures.

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