In today’s increasingly interconnected world, the information
security community must be prepared to address emerging vulnerabilities
that may arise from new technology domains. Understanding trends and
emerging technologies can help information security professionals,
leaders of organizations, and others interested in information security
to anticipate and prepare for such vulnerabilities. This report, originally prepared in 2015 for the Department of
Homeland Security United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team
(US-CERT), provides a snapshot of the current understanding of future
technologies. This report also helps US-CERT make an informed decision
about the best areas to focus resources for identifying new
vulnerabilities, promoting good security practices, and increasing
understanding of systemic vulnerability risk.
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