Chapter 20. Future Directions

Future Directions

Prognostication is dangerous. Have you seen the studies on the accuracy of newspaper and tabloid predictions? How will we do better? It is time to discuss the leading edge, the emerging tools and trends in intrusion detection. I am asked to speak on the future of various information assurance topics a couple times a year and try to stay abreast of trends, hold focus groups, and so forth. None of that ensures that I will be right about anything; so, consider what you read in this chapter with care. With that, here is my read on the future for intrusion detection.

In terms of broad trends, we will discuss the emerging ...

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