After Vegas: Experts Weigh In On Cybersecurity Investments (Forbes)


With the 20th Black Hat and 25th Def Con wrapped up, security pros are remobilizing their defenses against adversaries who froze power plants, held dozens of banks, hospitals and manufacturers hostage, and may have influenced the U.S. election. Alongside these real-world attacks, the Vegas stage shined a glaring light on new hacks to “pwn” voting machines, cars and even radiation detectors.

I’ve left similar talks feeling naked just for connecting my devices to the internet. Freshly reminded that everything is hackable, I asked industry experts about security investments to understand what’s next for this space.