The Internet may have transformed every aspect of business and personal life but the truth is that it is still in its infancy. As a result, there is a clear lack of sophistication and maturity regarding the way the Internet is used and abused today.
Data security is without doubt the primacy concern. The continuous innovation in the way in which businesses and individuals operate online is only matched by the level of invention and diversification in the hacker’s armoury. Mark Kedgley, CTO, New Net Technologies, argues that the only way to win the Internet Security war is to approach it like any traditional war, with a variety of tactics to win each individual battle and a clear focus on intelligence.
One message remains clear – no one can expect to stop every single new breach. Whether the security threat is internationally funded terrorist organisations, governments, industry competitors, organised crime or even still the clichéd teenage geek, it will continue to expand and also evolve. And facing this kind of future, any organisation not prepared to mobilise a full range of tactics to both stop - and spot - a breach will, inevitably, end up as another casualty of the Internet War.
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