In 2016 I predicted that:
- Identity Management will begin to replace single-factor authentication;
- Identity Management will be decentralised onto consumer mobile devices;
- HOW you pay will become increasingly irrelevant;
- Value-Add Services and Customer Service will be the only differentiator;
- Loyalty Programs will begin to centralis;
Even 3 years later only 1 of these things is becoming [slightly] true (#1).
In 2017 I predicted that:
I’ve heard that the best writers draw inspiration from the people around them. Clearly this works for crap writers too, because I totally stole the phrase ‘distracting innovation’ from a friend of mine. So thank you for that Gareth.
I have dedicated the last half of my career to providing my clients the only thing that makes sense to me; an appropriate security program that supports and enables the needs of the business. I have also chosen to predicate the implementation of that program on the following well established cornerstones. In order of importance:
I am absolutely sick to death of security vendors using the buzz-phrase Artificial Intelligence (AI) as a descriptor for their product or service.
- AI does not even exist yet, the most you can say is that it’s very clever programming;
- Not everyone is a fan of AI.
So, by trying to claim your product uses AI, you have now alienated 2 types of people; 1) those who hate bullsh*t artists, and 2) the paranoid.
In cybersecurity, there are a lot of both.