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Gartner Makes Bold Prediction: War in the G20 by 2024

Gartner, one of the world’s major IT consulting firms, recently shared their “Top Strategic Predictions for 2022 and Beyond” at a conference.  Most of the content concerned economic and technological trends they feel will change IT.  One slide, however, made a bold, dramatic prediction:

Gartner Prediction

In other words, sometime in the next 13-25 months, a member of the G20 (a grouping of most of the world’s largest economies) will suffer a cyberattack so devastating that they will declare war on another nation.

What do you think?  Cyberattacks are escalating and critical infrastructure is often targeted, but do you really see a declared war with military fighting in the next couple years?  Let us know below!

1 Comment

  1. Louis:

    I am from netherlands. We have a dutch saying ‘shoemaker, stick to your job’ It means dont talk about things your not good at.
    Same goes for gartner. maybe they start missing the conferences with kaviars and champagne. and are getting cukoo with all their zoom meetings.

    January 15, 2022 @ 1:00 pm | Reply

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