If you think hacks are bad now, just wait a few more years– because “the machines” are coming. In the next few years, artificial intelligence, machine learning and advanced software processes will enable cyber attacks to reach an unprecedented new scale, wreaking untold damage on companies, critical systems and individuals.
As dramatic as Atlanta’s March 2018 cyber “hijacking” by ransomware was, this was nothing compared to what is coming down the pike once ransomware and other malware can essentially “think” on their own. This is not a theoretical risk, either. It is already happening.
Read more about the risk of automated cyber attacks on Entrepreneur.