9 Predictions for Cybersecurity’s Role in Government and Politics in 2017
Cyber espionage to cause more political disruption
Expect to see nation-states and their sponsored operatives using cyber espionage more and more to cause political shifts and disruption, and to gain economic advantage, Peter Bauer, CEO of Mimecast, predicts. This will involve, but will not be limited to, email hacking and disclosure of other forms of intercepted private communications, and disruption of and interference with critical national infrastructures, he adds. This could include a new generation of Stuxnet.