What’s in hold for cybersecurity in 2015? David Burg of PwC believes that if 2014 was the year of the mega breach, then 2015 will be the tipping point when governments begin to step in and offer solutions to those who have been affected by cyberattacks.
Burg points to the rise of nation-state hackers as a key reason why the government will become more involved in cyber attacks. In recent weeks we have seen increased cyber aggression from North Korea, Russia and Iran. Burg argues that as these sophisticated attacks begin to have economic and physical repercussions, governments will be forced to act. Additionally, he believes that 2015 will bring new cybersecurity legislation and regulation as well as an increased push towards cloud-based cybersecurity. Here is the full story.