Cybersecurity - fighting crime’s enfant terrible

Insight Reports, 1 February 2016

In Summary

The balance of potentially huge financial gain versus relatively low operational risk makes cybercrime a very tempting proposition. To bring cybercrime under control the ‘good guys’ have to learn how to counter these new cyber-weapons, as well as how to build powerful weapons and protection tools of their own.

Cybercrime is the inevitable flip side of the ‘Third Industrial Revolution’, the Digital Revolution.

Cybercrime is causing massive disruption and financial damage to individuals, businesses and governments.

Cybercriminals operate in a borderless world and their activities often leave very little, if any, physical evidence.

A strategic approach to mitigating cybercrime risks is required.

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