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Cybersecurity Threats to Watch in 2015

 Friday, January 2, 2015

 NBC News

Scary cybersecurity news dominated the headlines constantly this year, with breaches, bugs and attacks involving Home Depot, Heartbleed, iCloud, Sony and others. Unfortunately, security experts say the attacks will only continue in 2015. But they’re hoping there’s a silver lining to this brutal year: the start of a long-overdue conversation about the potential attacks that threaten everyone online. "If you asked a person on the street what the top three or four biggest cybersecurity issues were this year, they’d name the same things people in the [security] industry who eat, sleep and breathe this stuff would say," Hugh Thompson, chief security strategist for IT security firm Blue Coat.