It's not news anymore that cyberattackers penetrating corporate networks are after money, not infamy, these days. The bread they can make from these and other online activities, such as spam, is staggering. One only has to look at the recent case of Christopher William Smith, who allegedly made over $20 million illegally selling prescription drugs through spam emails.
I used to think I was the one and only Illena Armstrong. The sobering truth, though, is that there are likely quite a few more of me around nowadays — or, at least, there very well could be soon enough.
Executives are poised to accept the additional expenses required to deploy evolved security solutions as they experience cost savings and increased productivity by relying on the cloud or mobile devices.