US Cybercrime survey says companies missing the mark

The goal of any cybersecurity plan is to stop malicious attacks, but according to a recent survey, most companies still miss the mark when it comes to protection, detection and mitigation. The U.S. State of Cybercrime Survey was recently sponsored by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC), the Community Emergency Response Team at Carnegie Mellon University, CSO Magazine and the U.S. Secret Service. The survey’s findings beg the question: Where’s the disconnect?

Information technology (IT) professionals are well aware of the security threats posed by technologies such as cloud computing, the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) trend and socially engineered phishing attacks. However, according to CSO Online, this kind of focus can be risky.

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Source: Security Intelligence

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