We predicted that attackers might target cyber insurance firms to learn who had pay-out policy coverage in order to infect them with ransomware . This did not happen at all.One thing that happened in 2018 that was not predicted
We did not predict that there would be a big increase on cryptomining malware especially web-based cryptojackers but this emerged as one of the most popular cyber criminal activities in 2018. We were close in that we had a cryptocurrency -based prediction for 2018, which suggested that hackers would exploit a cryptocurrency based vulnerability and cause that currency to crash, but it was not around the increase in cryptominers.One thing that should happen in 2019 but probably will not happen
Every company, regardless of size from the smallest to largest enterprise should adopt multifactor authentication (MFA) in 2019. This definitely should happen for their own protection, but I suspect there will be many laggards, despite the fact that today’s MFA solutions are much easier and less expensive.
CW Security Think Tank contributors’ wish list for 2019 Let’s get back to basics in 2019 . Align security strategy to business objectives . Put collaboration on 2019 security agenda .