Time flies when you’re fighting cybercrime. Now that’s not exactly how the phrase goes, but for us at McAfee, it’s hard to believe that we’re already almost halfway through 2018. It seems like just yesterday we were predicting the types of cyberthreats we would see throughout this year with our McAfee Labs 2018 Threats Predictions Report.
From the machine learning arms race to the home becoming the ultimate storefront, it looked like we had a quite a year ahead of us. But in reality, not all these predictions can to fruition. And conversely, some unraveled in ways we didn’t imagine. Let’s take a look at what predictions became reality, and what may still lay ahead for the cybersecurity industry in 2018.