The European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) has published a report on potential cybersecurity threats for 2030, trying to anticipate future security risks based on current trends and expert opinions. While some of the less likely predictions may touch on science fiction, the top two anticipated threats are already with us today: software supply chain compromises and AI-enhanced disinformation campaigns.
A new recently observed ransomware family dubbed Akira uses a retro aesthetic on their victim site very reminiscent of the 1980s green screen consoles and possibly takes its namesake from the popular 1988 anime film of the same name.
Merkel contends that enterprises must up their operational games to succeed because enterprises don’t have months, weeks, or days to patch their high-risk vulnerabilities. “You have minutes,” says Merkel.