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Most Popular Cybersecurity Blog Posts from 2022

What were the top government technology and security blogs in 2022? The metrics don’t lie, and they tell us what cybersecurity and technology infrastructure topics were most popular.

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As I described in the year-end cyber review back in December, 2022 was another disruptive year with impacts on global cybersecurity from the Ukraine war. There were more impactful cyber attacks facing every critical infrastructure sector, ransomware attacks impacting businesses and governments, and much more. And the disruptions are set to continue in 2023, if the top cyber industry predictions for 2023 are even partially correct. In fact, there were more cyber predictions than ever — leading to a second part for 2023 in order to cover the growing trends.

So, what were the most popular “Lohrmann on Cybersecurity” blogs in the past year? In case you missed one or more, please read and share these. We crunch the numbers every January and offer you the opportunity to go back and focus on the details within topics that others are reading and spending their time on, or that have special significance.


  1. Chip Implants: Opportunities, Concerns and What Could Be Next — There were new developments in 2021 regarding implanting microchips into humans. So what plans were announced for 2022? And just as important, what are the privacy and security ramifications?
  2. The Top 22 Security Predictions for 2022 — What will the New Year bring in cyber space? Here’s your annual roundup of the top security industry forecasts, trends and cybersecurity prediction reports for calendar year 2022.
  3. Planning for a Nation-State Cyber Attack — Are You Ready? — Some global experts are predicting a significant cyber attack against U.S. and U.K. critical infrastructure if Russia invades Ukraine. Whether it happens or not, is your organization prepared for this scenario?
  4. Cyber Attacks Against Critical Infrastructure Quietly Increase — Despite the lack of major headline-grabbing cyber attacks against U.S. critical infrastructure so far in 2022, our global cyber battles continue to increase.
  5. What’s Really the Reason Behind ‘The Great Resignation’? — People changed jobs in record numbers in 2021, and 2022 is projected to bring more of the same. So what’s behind these trends? Let’s explore with the results of a new study from PlanBeyond. 
  6. NATO Countries Hit With Unprecedented Cyber Attacks — Montenegro, Estonia and new NATO applicant Finland are just three of the countries being hit hard by sophisticated cyber attacks. What’s happening and who’s next?
  7.  Hacktivism and DDOS Attacks Rise Dramatically in 2022 — 2022 has brought a surge in distributed denial-of-service attacks as well as a dramatic rise in patriotic hacktivism. What’s ahead for these trends as the year continues?
  8. Global Cybersecurity Ramifications from the War in Ukraine — What have we learned so far regarding cybersecurity from the Russia-Ukraine war and related cyber incidents around the world? Let’s explore.
  9. Will the Ukraine Conflict Lead to More Global Cyber Attacks? — Recent cyber attacks against Ukrainian websites have focused global attention on the potential for wider online conflict. So what are the new cyber threats and potential scenarios to be prepared for?  
  10. The Top 23 Security Predictions for 2023 (Part 1) (Note: published in late December 2022) — After a year full of data breaches, ransomware attacks and real-world cyber impacts stemming from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, what’s next? Here’s part 1 of your annual roundup of security industry forecasts for 2023 and beyond.


These blogs did rank among the top 10 in 2022 but were published in the previous year. Here are the blogs keep getting global attention:


I want to thank you, my readers, for your loyal following over the years. Many of you reach out to me on LinkedIn to suggest topics and ask for interviews or other content to be highlighted. I am certainly open to connecting and engaging on a range of cybersecurity and technology topics as we head deeper into 2023.
Daniel J. Lohrmann is an internationally recognized cybersecurity leader, technologist, keynote speaker and author.