How cybersecurity forecasts got 2018 wrong – The Parallax
That’s understandable. The tech field in general, and the cybersecurity end of it in particular, contain enough moving parts for any forecast to get upended by reality. But a look back at the predictions of 12 months ago can still be educational-because some of them will wind up coming true, just not on the expected schedule.
In the case of 2018’s cybersecurity forecasts, three patterns surface from a look at those that went wrong: We got lucky, we expected too much, or we were looking in the wrong direction.