The information security threat landscape is constantly evolving. To help you navigate the terrain, each year the ISF (Information Security Forum) — a nonprofit association that assesses security and risk management issues on behalf of its members — puts out its Threat Horizon report to provide members with a forward-looking view of the biggest security threats over a two-year period. What follows are the nine biggest threats on the horizon through 2017 that your organization may have to manage and mitigate.
Technology disruption is generally seen as a good thing, leading to the creation of new markets and value networks. But this principle works as much for the bad guys as it does for everyone else, says Steve Durbin, managing director of the ISF.