Experts Outline Cybersecurity Predictions for 2018

With the massive data breaches of 2017 in the rearview mirror, what cybersecurity headlines and developments can Oregonians expect in 2018? Building on the launch of Cyber Oregon in November, top cybersecurity experts and members of the Oregon Cybersecurity Advisory Council say it’s imperative that business leaders learn from the events of the past year, strengthen community involvement, and continue to build awareness about cybersecurity issues—especially as we work together to protect sensitive information.

Oregon Cybersecurity Advisory Council Members and other cybersecurity experts share their insights on what’s in store for the coming year. At a glance, we can expect these developments:

  1. Artificial intelligence
  2. Cryptocurrency
  3. Biometric hacking
  4. Connected devices
  5. GDPR regulations
  6. Social engineering
  7. Employees posing risk
  8. DDoS attacks
  9. Complex attacks across multiple devices
  10. Ransomware targeting Internet of Things

Download the press release for experts’ detailed 2018 cybersecurity predictions.


Brian Edwards, News Editor

Author: Brian Edwards, News Editor

Brian is a Vice President at McKenzie Worldwide, a high-technology public relations, social media and brand development agency, and serves as the Cyber Oregon news editor. He has more than 25 years of high-tech public relations, social media and journalism experience.

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