Prediction is based on experience or knowledge and the year 2020 taught us that disruption can be unpredictable and underscored the importance of being prepared so you can respond.
As a society we have demonstrated resilience, but are fragile and uncertain of what the future holds, so we must not be complacent.
Cybersecurity priorities for 2021 are largely unchanged year over year, corporations should continue to focus on emerging technologies such as 5G, IoT, and AI to be competitive and security teams need to evaluate risk exposure related to their adoption.
The convergence of work and life as result of the shift to remote work and school, driven largely by the COVID-19 pandemic, has extended the attack surface for corporations to include the at home networks of their associates.
We must keep work safe and keep employees healthy and adopt frictionless security strategies and practices that take the complex and make it simple to minimize exposure to adversaries.