Ping - A Podcast

What to Expect When You’re Expecting Cyber Threats in 2021

January 06, 2021 Season 1 Episode 36
Ping - A Podcast
What to Expect When You’re Expecting Cyber Threats in 2021
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We like to look forward at Ping, even when the view isn’t always rosy. So for our first episode of 2021, we take a look at predictions by top security firms to give us an idea what to expect in network security for the coming year. After all, knowing is half the battle when it comes to preparation. Andrew and Kevin talk ransomware, AI-enhanced phishing, remote work related dangers, and more as we ring – or ping – in the new year.

Find predictions from WatchGuard:,
and Barracuda:  

In our headlines segment, we follow up with the latest on the federal government/FireEye/SolarWinds/Russia hack, discuss why fear may not be the answer for cybersecure employees, and a new form of swatting using doorbell and security cameras.

See the stories:

SolarWinds hack may be much worse than originally feared

Why Companies Should Stop Scaring Employees About Cybersecurity

FBI Warn Hackers are Using Hijacked Home Security Devices for ‘Swatting’

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Intro - Cyber Threats in 2021
Cybersecurity Predictions
CyberSecurity Headlines
Story 1 - FireEye/SolarWinds/Government Breach Update
Story 2 - Fear Factor
Story 3 - Swatting Doorbell Cams
Episode Close