IT leaders perceive an increase in cybersecurity threats, as revealed by Alison DeNisco (@alisondenisco), in an article published on September 16, 2016 in TechRepublic’s CXO Section.
Florentin Albu, CIO of Ofgem E-Serve, said he believes internet security threats have increased on two dimensions, following a constant rate of growth year-on-year. First, “they have become more sophisticated, with new tools and exploits coming to life,” Albu said. Second, “ransomware has continued to expand into becoming something of a commodity of the malware world.”
It’s also worth noting that some of these tools appear to be associated with past initiatives carried out by state actors, Albu added.
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