As we gear up towards 2018, McAfee Labs highlights five cybersecurity trends to look out for in the coming year. One implication for the insurance industry is that the shift of ransomware from individual extortion to disruption of organisations will drive the expansion of cyber insurance. The introduction of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation in May is also a key milestone for next year.
“The evolution of ransomware in 2017 should remind us of how aggressively a threat can reinvent itself as attackers dramatically innovate and adjust to the successful efforts of defenders,” said Steve Grobman, Chief Technology Officer for McAfee, LLC.
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