The Internet has proven to be a vital communications medium for worldwide commerce, but as an open and unprotected global network it can also present a wide range of threats that can cripple any business organization. Several years ago, most Internet threats were relatively benign examples of a young adolescent’s technical expertise but over time they have evolved into increasingly sophisticated domestic and foreign attacks that are designed to capture financial, personal, or strategic business information. Threats now come in the form of deliberately malicious acts, and exploitative opportunities for hackers and/or organized crime. The impact is serious, and the landscape of victims is getting broader every day. In response, no organization can afford to have its networks remain unprotected.
McAfee Labs foresees an increase in threats related to social networking sites, banking security, and botnets, as well as attacks targeting users, businesses, and applications. However, in 2010 McAfee also expects to see an increase in the effectiveness of law enforcement to fight back against cybercrime is also anticipated. Read this report to learn more about what to expect in 2010.
Published By: CopiaTECH
Published Date: Mar 18, 2008
No longer worried about viruses, Trojan horses, worms, identity theft, and phishing scams? Do you feel as if you have gone the distance to protect your company and your network from impending doom? Sleep at night? Well, there is one tiny itty bitty little detail that can be a can of worms that makes a good old virus look quite friendly, the software license agreement.