Welcome 2020 - the new year might make cybersecurity even weirder, so get ready

If you thought cybersecurity was a challenging and often weird part of the tech industry, be prepared for it to get even odder. AI-powered deepfakes, ransomware, IoT, and 5G all mean that protecting your data is about to get a lot harder.

The next couple of years will bring a new range of threats that will take tech security far beyond its traditional boundaries and will require a whole new set of skills and alliances.

One example: tech analyst Forrester predicts that deepfakes could end up costing businesses a lot of money next year: as much as $250m.

Read report here by Steve Ranger | December 8, 2019 – 23:00 GMT (10:00 AEDT) | Topic: Security