IT security in 2020

Predicting how the world will look like a hundred years from now might seem to many like an exercise in futility given the rapid pace of technological development, but a prediction of what kind of information security threats await us eight years from now can give a welcome insight if the forecast is made by someone living and breathing in that particular world.

In this podcast recorded at Virus Bulletin 2011, Kaspersky Lab’s Maksym Schipka paints a picture about the future of computer and information technology, and the threats that will likely be targeting Internet users in 2020.

Listen to the podcast here.

Maksym Schipka was appointed Kaspersky Lab’s Director of Hosted & Streaming Technology Research in 2010. He is responsible for running the Hosted & Streaming Technology Department, where the first and the final frontier for stopping zero-day corporate threats through reliable managed services and the processing of raw ‘on-the-wire’ data streams is established and expanded.

Between 2009 and taking up his present position, Maksym was Director of the European Research Centre for Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research & Analysis Team. He has a degree in Applied Physics and Mathematics from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology.

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