In the latest cyber threats report from McAfee, 2016 is set to be a year of advanced cyber attacks on businesses and individuals alike.
By 2020 worldwide data is set to reach 44 zetabytes, generated by an estimated 5.9 billion smart phones and 200 billion IoT devices. The surface area for hacking attacks is growing at a substantial rate.
Alarmists have cautioned 2016 as the beginning of international cyber warfare and inter country cyber espionage, forming the early stages of cybergeddon.
‘Think the unthinkable’
Last week The Washington Post quoted Ted Koppel as saying that “when it comes to cyber warfare and cyber terrorism, we need to think of the unthinkable”.
This infographic from LSA Systems outlines some of the essentials needed to hold back any imminent cyber-attack in 2016, including information from its in-house IT security experts and some of the latest stats released by McAfee.