What Does the Future Hold?

No one knows for sure what the future holds, but one thing I can tell you is that it is going to be interesting. In the beginning of this book, I mentioned that it is a good time to be an attacker. This means that there will be a lot of damage done to computer networks. I can also say that it is a good time to be a security professional. As I just stated, things are going to get worse before they get better—this just means that there are some exciting years ahead of us.

So, let’s take a quick look at what might happen in the future based on the current state of affairs. My predictions for the future are the following:

  • Security breaches will increase

  • A major security event will happen

  • Vendors will make secure products ...

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