Security: 'Head in the sand' approach is not an option

While some companies may feel they're too small for cybercriminals to target, the reality is that online crime is becoming too widespread to ignore, reports JJ Worrall.

1st September, 2012
Eoin Goulding, managing director of Integrity Solutions.

"It's a risk versus reward situation," said RSA's Sam Curry as he pondered whether small to medium-sized Irish companies need to fret over the threat of cybercrime. While the chief technologist said that "a mid-size manufacturer in Ireland might have a different threat factor from a mid-size manufacturer in Israel", he also said the cybercrime 'market' is developing to a point where criminals will target smaller organisations across the globe on a more frequent basis.

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