2018 Frontier Trends in Cybersecurity and Data Science – CF041

This week on Cyber Frontiers Jim and Christian discuss the upcoming predictions for where the cybersecurity and data science communities trend in 2018. What trends are new on the horizon, and which will only naturally accelerate trends already started? Will passwords finally bite the dust as MFA rules the day? Will AI march closer to the takeover of mankind? Will the repeal of net neutrality impact the way we consume the internet?  We talk technology trends that impact security, data, and the technologies that intersect along the way as the new year is ushered in.

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2018 Trends:


  • “The decline of password-only authentication will increase”
  • “IoT compromises will get worse”

Who was Actually Behind the Mirai Botnet? Minecraft fans!


Worst Passwords of 2017:


Where does Net Neutrality Head From Here?



Crypto Currencies in Bank Reserves!


Some forecast Android turning the tide on phone security…


But new malware will physically destroy your device…


Machine Learning and AI Trends in 2018:



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