An increase in Internet security threats

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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.

My position?

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.

Read the full article here:

http://www.techrepublic.com/article/cybersecurity-two-thirds-of-cios-say-threats-increasing-cite-growth-of-ransomware/

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