The State of Cybersecurity: Hackers Are Having ‘Breakthrough Levels of Success’

The State of Cybersecurity: Hackers Are Having ‘Breakthrough Levels of Success’

“Patrick Peterson: What we’re seeing the most in Q1 is these blitzkreig-like email attacks. Back two years ago, criminals used to collect some assets, go after an attack, and run it until it didn’t work anymore. Now, they’ll spend weeks perfecting the attack, invest in four or five pillars of that attack–creative email, a creative landing page, taking over legitimate servers so their emails come from trustworthy sources, perfecting malware in the way it gets downloaded.”

Want to see what the Bad Guys are doing, This is very interesting information.

The war is on and we are in the middle of it.   The problem is that most of the digital users have no understanding of what the bad guys can do and what they are doing to gain access to your personal and business information and money.

Roger Smith, is an educator. Teaching students at ADFA (UNSW) and showing them how vulnerable they are to cybercrime.

He is also CEO at R & I ICT Consulting Services Pty Ltd, an Amazon #1 author on Cybercrime and founder of the SME Security Framework. He is a Consultant who specialises in inexpensive and highly effective security strategies for small and medium businesses and not for profit organisations.

He has developed and authored the SME Security Framework and the Security Policy Training Course which are considered to be the definitive guides to helping SME's protect their organisation using the principles of Technology, Management, Adaptability and Compliance.