As economies, society and businesses become ever more dependent on the Internet, understanding not only the current threat landscape, but also the potential impact of developing threats is crucial to security and ultimately business management. A review of current headlines suggests attackers continue to range from the idealistic hacker to the more sophisticated criminal or state-sponsored groups, while the cyber world continues to evolve as a preferred platform for social protest. Threat development is moving with technology development as blended attacks embrace mobile malware; and advanced persistent threats (APT) expand to include cloud providers within their sights. All the while, the target data becomes ever more accessible as online aggregators clear the path for social profiling. All broaden the potential impact of attack with targets –cloud providers, mobile devices, and Big Data social networks—delivering a bigger payload than ever before.