2011 predictions: state-sponsored cyber crime, at-risk mobile devices

My 2011 Predictions series kicked off today with Paul Henry, security analyst for Lumension. I’m inviting experts in the world of the Federal government to offer their predictions for 2011 in the 2pm hour all this week. I have a great lineup including IT experts, experienced management experts, and innovative thinkers.

Here is Paul’s list:

7. Medicare fraud via ID theft will see explosive growth

Online Chat: Beth Killoran, deputy assistant secretary for Information Technology and chief information officer at HHS, on March 28.

6. VoIP will be used as a covert channel in data breaches


5. Mobile devices will come under greater attack

4. WikiLeaks will not go away

3. Security will finally arrive for virtualization

2. Social media goes deeper – increasing threats

1. State-sponsored cyber crime will become a regular occurrence

Paul explained his thought process behind each prediction on the show today; you can hear our entire conversation by clicking on the audio player.