“The report states, “One thing is very clear: The cybersecurity programs of U.S. organizations do not rival the persistence, tactical skills, and technological prowess of their potential cyber adversaries. Today, common criminals, organized crime rings, and nation-states leverage sophisticated techniques to launch attacks that are highly targeted and very difficult to detect.””
The war is on, the lines are drawn and the good guys don’t actually realise that we have been in the skirmish for the last 20 years.
It is no longer a case of will I be hacked and all of my information stolen but when. Most people in the Cyber Security arena know that they have incriminating information in the bad guys hands. In the world of big data, it is a case of finding that little piece of information that will make getting the next part easier.
We are all targets of the automated systems and the sooner we realise that then the sooner we can start to put awareness around the issues and create a more secure business environment.