Cybercrime – from the IT Department to the Boardroom
Where we shop and what we purchase, to how we travel to work, we constantly give up personal information for the sake of convenience – the Internet of Things (IOT) has effectively made mines out of our mobile phones for marketers to profit from. But while we now get personalized messages and offers, we easily forget that every innovation of Big Data that captures personal information and monitors our activities also raises the threat level.
Every day, we seem to hear of a new security breach and tens of millions of peoples’ records being stolen from organisations that employ a phalanx of IT professionals whose duty is to protect this data.
Today’s security paradigm is such that companies have to be right 100 percent of the time, whereas cyber-criminals only have to be right once in any number of attempts.