first_img continue reading » 2017 saw a rise in the frequency and severity of data breaches and cyberattacks, planting the seeds of change in terms of defensive approach and tactics.The WannaCry ransomware attack affected thousands of organizations, including hospitals and healthcare services in both the U.S. and the U.K. Not soon after, the Petya ransomware attack spread through the U.S. and Europe, and many large, multi-national corporations were impacted.According to advisory firm Gartner, global spending on cyber security in 2017 approached $100 billion. Yet, a shortage of cyber security workers remained, a trend that looks to continue for the near future.So what should we expect and prepare for the rest of 2018? BAE Systems has identified its top eight predictions: 11SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img

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