The whole tech industry is dynamic and constantly changing. And if you're in IT security, you're in a unique position that the changes can be forced upon you by techniques developed by malicious hackers. That means that there's always something new going on in the industry, and there are also some techniques and tools whose usefulness has fallen by the wayside.

We spoke to a host of security pros to find out what trends they have their eyes on for the next year or so, and their answers ran the gamut from tools and technologies to threats, tactics, and training. We also got some tips on once-hot ideas whose time has passed. Read more.