2014 has been a year of public security awakening … high profile breaches, extensive and terrible vulnerabilities in pervasively used software, and a fear and awareness of eavesdropping by governments and covert organizations.
2015 is poised to continue the trend. Security has transformed from being something you take care of by buying a product and forgetting about it, to an escalating war with security professionals constantly parrying against increasingly sophisticated attacks. More and more the burden is being placed on individuals and small businesses to have an awareness of the security landscape, to understand the risks of online activities, and to use common sense and evolving tools to protect themselves.
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