Online security challenges of the 2020s

Online security challenges of the 2020s

March 17, 2020 Off By administrator

Back in 2011, the World Health Organization conducted research on safety and security on the Internet, listing such general threats to security as spam, viruses and malware, and phishing scams. Now, at the turn of the decade, it feels right to look over the past ten years and assess whether the same threats are still looming over us and what challenges to online security we will face in the 2020s.

The Internet has indeed grown to be more dangerous over the past ten years, simply as a consequence of its expansion: we feel more at ease spending money online – and on intangible online goods. Besides, the number of websites and connected devices has grown exponentially, forming the Internet of Things.

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