Microsoft: How the Threat Landscape Will Shift This Year

Unlike security professionals, who have stressed over digital threats for years, most average consumers didn’t recognize the importance of security until 2017.

“Grandmothers and grandfathers and moms and dads are now aware of cyber intrusions,” says David Weston, principal security group manager for the Windows Enterprise and Security team at Microsoft. “It’s amazing, but it also means we have a lot of work to do.

Read the exclusive interview in which Weston explains why he thinks that 2017 was a “return to retro” security threats and that 2018 will bring increasingly targeted, advanced, and dangerous cyberattacks on DarkReading.

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