It seems to be about that time to, once again, get out our computer security crystal ball and conjecture about the upcoming year.
Many things are changing. Some are staying the same. In some areas we are in uncharted territory.
Threats are moving quickly to technologies such as VoIP and instant messaging. Virtualization will have a huge impact on both data security and the data security industry itself. Professional and organized criminals continue to drive much of the malicious activity. The complete set of predictions is available for download on McAfee’s Threat Center as well as a bonus episode of our podcast AudioParasitics.