Was 2011 the Year of the Hacker?

By January 12, 2012Articles

Was 2011 the Year of the HackerThe question most asked throughout 2011 was, “is this the year with the most hacks?” There is no straight answer. I think the best way to answer the question is to pose another question.

“Why was there more news about hacks, and why would anyone be surprised?”

Okay, that’s two questions, but the point is that companies have been working without rest to secure their data. While Internet security technology has improved, companies are slow to catch up. Hackers, on the other hand, are fast and seem to be ahead of the game.

That gap is the difference.

Read more at  http://www.securityweek.com/was-2011-year-hacker

 

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I’m Terry Cutler, the creator of Insider Secrets from an Ethical Hacker on Internet Safety …That’s a system that’s been used to help defend corporations and individuals from cyber threats.
 
I’m a government cleared cybersecurity expert (a Certified Ethical Hacker), and the Vice-President of Cyber at SIRCO, an investigations and protections firm in Montréal, Canada.
 
I’m also a frequent contributor to National & Global media reportage about cyber-crime, spying, security failures, internet scams, and the real social network dangers that families and individuals face every day.
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I’m Terry Cutler, the creator of Insider Secrets from an Ethical Hacker on Internet Safety …That’s a system that’s been used to help defend corporations and individuals from cyber threats.
 
I’m a government cleared cybersecurity expert (a Certified Ethical Hacker), and the Vice-President of Cyber at SIRCO, an investigations and protections firm in Montréal, Canada.
 
I’m also a frequent contributor to National & Global media reportage about cyber-crime, spying, security failures, internet scams, and the real social network dangers that families and individuals face every day.

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