As 2015 starts, there is no shortage of articles, posts, and interviews projecting the year ahead for cybersecurity trends, attack scenarios, and countermeasures. I have reviewed numerous materials (from McAfee Labs, Trend Micro, FireEye, Websense Security Labs, Symantec, etc.) highlighting similar themes around critical infrastructure, mobile device attacks, and the evolution of hacking in general. One article cannot cover all possible scenarios for the year ahead, so I asked someone with experience across both the public and private sectors at the highest levels for his input.
Bill Crowell has led the NSA and been a CEO in commercial industry. He . . .