“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
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.