In security, change always equates to risk. Because change is constant, being aware of the key changes that will increase risk is a critical part of being proactive in cyber security.
Changes in threats are only one factor that will impact cyber security programs. Changes in technology and business demand for using new technologies often cause much larger breakage to existing security processes and controls. This paper looks at the threat trends and business technology trends that cyber security teams should pay attention to in 2017 to help them focus their resources on the highest-payback areas.