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  • Three Ds That Will Define Cybercrime for the Rest of the Decade

    There is both a massive increase and a fundamental shift in global cybercrime underway that will inflict hundreds of billions of dollars in losses over the next four years. The shift comes as criminal return on investment (cROI) drops from attacking big banks as they evolve to deal with modern, organized cybercrime. As sophisticated criminal groups diversify

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  • The Five Cs That Kill Cybersecurity Programs

    2015 was an abysmal year for cybersecurity, with a record number of data breaches, exploits, and major increases in organized criminal activity. And all signs point to the rest of 2016 not being much better. But why is that? Why is it that the world is spending more on cybersecurity and losses continue to far

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  • Why a Decline in Cyber Attacks on Banks is Bad News for Everyone Else

    There were three canaries in the cybersecurity coal mine recently, all three signalling a rise in the tide of threats for every sector outside of banking and finance, which have actually seen their attacks decline. The first of these three critical reports saw the Anti-Phishing Reporting Group note a record-breaking 250% increase in phishing activities between October 2015

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