2022 is shaping up to be an epic fight to protect data

Security threats will likely accelerate in 2022 as cybercriminals refine tried-but-true ransomware methods and look to exploit weaknesses in the software that knits together the internet. Justin Cappos, researcher at NYU WIRELESS and member of NYU Center for Cybersecurity, says the current setup of the software supply chain isn't transparent. "Software companies can contract out to a company, who then contracts out to another company," Cappos said, "You don't know where the source code is coming from."