Birmingham’s tech scene poised for growth in 2020

Posted: January 3, 2020 / Author: Keren

Aside from Birminghams technology scene, cybersecurity is another tech trend that will be pivotal in the new year. According to Coronet, a provider of enterprise-grade cloud security, Birmingham ranks eighth in the country as one of the most digitally insecure cities for small businesses. Gary Warner, director of research in computer science at UAB and an expert in CYBERSECURITY, said there are number of contributing factors to the city's insecurity, namely a lack of education on the subject and a large amount of job vacancies in the CYBERSECURITY market. Warner said ransomware is a major threat companies should be aware of in 2020, with the problem continuing to get worse.

 

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