What will the cybercrime landscape look like in 2020? While only seven years away, recent reports dictate security experts should be prepared for a wide span of possibilities.
Project 2020: Scenarios for the Future of Cybercrime - White Paper for Decision Makers, by the European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) at Europol and the International Cyber Security Protection Alliance (ICSPA) presents an overall predictive situation of cybercrime in 2020 as well as three hypothetical scenarios (from an individual, company and government perspective).
In my opinion, the cybercrime landscape presented in the report conveys worst-case scenarios. Nevertheless, planning for the worst-case and hoping for the best is always a preferred strategy.
In summary, here are 11 interesting highlights from the report.