Top Cyber Security Predictions for 2017

Since 2016, cyber security has risen to the top on every organization’s priority list and IT security leaders are doubling down on cyber protection by focusing on technologies that can reduce the risks of a successful cyber attack. In recent years, cyber security has taken front stage in the news, political discussions, social media and even dinner conversations. No industry is immune from a cyber attack. Chief Security Evangelist, Stephen Coty, provides his predictions on what types of cyber attacks we may see this year, as industries previously on the fringe now face direct hits. The question is, “What’s in store for us in 2017?”

Go to Zero Day Magazine and read the full article on the top cyber security predictions and learn what is in store for 2017.

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Stephen Coty - Chief Security Evangelist at Alert Logic

Stephen Coty

Stephen Coty originally joined Alert Logic as the head of the Threat Research team, where he led the effort to build threat content and deliver threat intelligence. He later became the Chief Security Evangelist for the company. Prior to joining Alert Logic, Coty was the Manager of Cyber Security for Rackspace Hosting, and has held IT positions at multiple companies, including Wells Fargo Bank, Applied Materials, Stanford Medical Center and The Netigy Corporation. He has been in the Information Technology field since 1993. Research has been his primary focus since 2007.

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