Threats top 10 threats in 2011

I have been looking into Threats, or to be more accurate Top 10 security threats for 2011.

I just like Top ten lists! By reading this article I notes’ that much of the weakness lies in the newest thing happening in the cyberspace. Like telephone’s and third-party relationships – particularly with the advent of cloud computing.

I posted a random list from tree websites that I have choose and a link to the websites.


The ISF’s top 10 threats in 2011:

1. Criminal attacks

2. Weaknesses in infrastructure

3. Tougher statutory environment

4. Pressures on offshoring / outsourcing

5. Eroding network boundaries

6. Mobile malware

7. Vulnerabilities of Web 2.0

8. Incidents of espionage

9. Insecure user-driven development

10. Changing cultures

Link :


Top 10 security threats for 2011

1.       Nation-sponsored hacking: When APT meets industrialization

2. The insider threat is much more than you had imagined

3. Man in the Browser attacks will man up

4. Misanthropes and anti-socials: Privacy vs. security in social networks

5. File security takes center stage

6. Data security goes to the cloud

7. Mobile devices compromise data security

8: Hackers feeling the heat

9. Cyber security becomes a business process

10. Convergence of data security and privacy regulation worldwide

Link :


Top 10 Internet Security Threats for 2011

1.       Malware creation

2. Cyber war.

3. Cyber-protests

4. Social engineering

5. Windows 7 influencing malware development

6. Cell phones.

7. Tablets?

9. HTML5

10. Highly dynamic and encrypted threats.


By Alexander Ólafsson

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