Larry Clinton: New administration could get tough on cybercrime
Companies trust their most critical information to their outside counsel—updates about lawsuits, potential mergers and sensitive personnel matters, among many other things.
Financial malware is a threat that seems to make headlines almost every month. Studies indicate that cybercrime is the only economic crime to have seen an increase this year, rising sharply, and landing the second rank on the list of the most reported economic crimes globally.
YouTube is filled with videos of criminals who manage to break into a bank or jewelry store, but then find themselves locked inside and when it comes to cyber intruders sometimes stopping one from escaping from your system can be just as beneficial as stopping him at the gate.
We’re already seeing signs of voting-machine manufacturers and of voting registration databases being maliciously accessed, with officials attributing the activity to state-sponsored Russian groups.
In the complex corporate security environment, automation is increasingly the “go-to” answer for organizations lost in a sea of alerts, logs and data.