Using the intelligence from the Websense ThreatSeeker Network, Websense, Inc. , today released a video overview of predicted threats expected to evolve and increase and trends to watch for during 2010.
The video covers the following emerging security exploits and trends anticipated to increase in the next 12 months. In the coming year, Websense Security Labs predicts:
- Interesting new trends in Web 2.0 and real-time search exploits
- Increased attacks on smartphone, Mac and Microsoft 7 platforms
- Changes to the ways that botnets operate, including new aggressive behavior
- New sophistication in email and blended attacks
Overall, the trends and predictions for 2010 show a blending of security threats across multiple attack vectors for the purpose of roping computers into bot networks and stealing valuable confidential information — demonstrating the need for businesses to have a unified content security architecture to protect against blended threats of Web, email and data security challenges.