Archive for August 13, 2015
“Just because you’re paranoid does not mean they’re not out to get you.” Joseph Heller, Catch-22
Nothing could be more true than in today’s IT world. The data are staggering. Criminals lurk online in more than 200 countries. About 50% of cybersecurity experts think their agency will be targeted for a denial-of-service attack within the next year at their agencies and 67% don’t think they can fend it off. Many rely on IT support departments that may not be trained well enough.
Not scared yet? In 2013, about 145,000 new malware programs for mobile devices were discovered. This marked a three fold increase from the year before.
Nearly 145,000 new malicious programs for mobile devices were detected in 2013, more the 3x the previous year’s figure.
Even the federal government is not immune; China has bee re