Defining a virtual act of war
Threat of the month, September 2015
The FBI reported that BEC scams have cost U.S. victims nearly $750 million and have impacted more than 7,000 people.
In a Dallas courtroom on Thursday, writer and activist Barrett Brown was sentenced to 63 months in prison and was ordered to pay a little more than $890,000 in restitution and fines, according to reports.
For the security industry, the tide is shifting. Executives and boards are recognizing future ROI benefits in beefing up security when alerted to the potential of a three to five percent sales decline following a data breach.