Cybersecurity after COVID-19: Securing orgs against the new threat landscape

Apart from the now obligatory use of ‘unprecedented/COVID-19’ this is quite a good article predicting fun times ahead for hard-pressed security teams…:

[…] Looking ahead, we’ll continue to see burgeoning geopolitical tensions, particularly as we near the 2020 presidential election. These tensions will lead to a rise in destructive attacks.

Moreover, organizations should prepare for other emerging attack types. For instance, 42% of IR professionals agree that cloud jacking will “very likely” become more common in the next 12 months, while 34% said as much of access mining. Mobile rootkits, virtual home invasions of well-known public figures and Bluetooth Low Energy attacks are among the other attack types to prepare for in the next year.

These new methods, in tandem with a surge in counter IR, destructive attacks, lateral movement and island hopping, make for a perilous threat landscape. But with the right tools, strategies, collaboration and staff, security teams can handle the threat.

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Original article here