“The AI security software has malicious intent.”
That was Kelly Shortridge’s second prediction on a humorous list of 2019 predictions for cybersecurity published on Medium. The effort at levity was aimed not just at cybersecurity predictions but also, seemingly, at the industry jargon.
Her piece completed many rounds on social media prior to the holidays and it points how carried some predictions can get.
Still, predictions do have value. These are often equal parts analysis of the year gone by, assessment of where trends are leading, and yes, ambitions for the future.
We’ve combed through hundreds of cybersecurity predictions and pick out a handful that stood out to us as realistic.