The 2017 Forcepoint Security Predictions Report

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2017 Security Predictions

2017
SECURITY
PREDICTIONS

AN ANNUAL REPORT BY
FORCEPOINT SECURITY LABS™

Age of Convergence

Conventional thinking divides the digital and physical worlds into two distinct and separate realms. But is that still true?

In preparing this report, the persistent and compelling theme that kept surfacing as we identified our security predictions for 2017 was that of convergence. It’s in this context of convergence that we present Forcepoint’s Security Predictions for 2017.


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The following highlights a few of this year’s 10 predictions

Compliance and data protection covereage

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COMPLIANCE & DATA
PROTECTION CONVERGENCE
Compliance and data protection covereage

2017 will be the final full year before the European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a legal requirement.  GDPR demands may drive business costs higher as new data protection controls are applied and multiple stakeholders grapple with the who, when and how of data accessibility requirements.


RISE OF THE CORPORATE INCENTIVIZED INSIDER THREAT

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RISE OF THE CORPORATE
INCENTIVIZED INSIDER THREAT

A new corporate-incentivized insider threat may clash with customer data, corporate profit and other performance goals, forcing businesses to re-evaluate their corporate environments and growth strategies.

RISE OF THE CORPORATE INCENTIVIZED INSIDER THREAT

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VOICE-FIRST PLATFORMS &
COMMAND SHARING
VOICE-FIRST PLATFORMS

The rise of voice-activated AI to access Web, data and apps will open up creative new attack vectors and data privacy concerns.


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