Trend Micro Releases Security Predictions for 2013 & Beyond

Security Threats to Business, the Digital Lifestyle, and the Cloud Highlight Report

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Marlow, UK – 13th December 2012 -- Threats to Android, the Cloud and digital lifestyle devices will make fighting cybercriminals more complex in 2013 than ever before, according a report released today by the global cloud security leader Trend Micro.

“In 2013, people are going to have a harder time managing the security of their devices,” said Raimund Genes, CTO, Trend Micro. “Different platforms, operating systems and security models will make it more difficult to protect ourselves than ever before.”

The Trend report, “Security Threats to Business, the Digital Lifestyle, and the Cloud,” outlines the 10 top threats facing business and consumers next year. It is now available for download.

Among its findings:

Other predictions include:

There is, however, hope amid this gloomy forecast. “The good news is that the timing is perfect for security defenders to set new standards and deliver new solutions that will have a disturbing impact on the underground economy,” said Genes. If that happens, 2013 may be remembered as a decisive turning point in the war on cybercrime.

 


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