IBM X-Force Security Predictions for 2020 (Security Intelligence)


With 2019 coming to a close, it’s time to reflect on the year and also look at what the new year will bring. This year, we saw attackers set their sights on cities and government entities, impacting more than 100+ cities in the U.S. with ransomware. These attacks weren’t cheap, either — costing millions in recovery costs. We also saw several very large data breaches across the globe. From social media sites to fitness, gaming and even genealogy firms — 2019 was a treasure trove of compromised data.