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Eye on Chicago: Going on the Offensive to Win the Cyber War

May 15, 2017

HMG Strategy Reports:

Taking a defensive approach to cybersecurity isn’t working for keeping the bad guys out. The volume and level of sophistication with cyber attacks has continued to rise dramatically.

In 2016, one-third of all businesses globally were breached, according to PwC. And while millions of attacks are being launched on a daily basis, industry experts say that billions of botnets may be lurking undetected in corporate and government networks around the world.

Further fanning the flames are the severe skill shortages that cybersecurity teams will continue to face into the foreseeable future. Taken together, Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) need to take a more aggressive approach in order to stay ahead of cyber criminals.

“We know that the number of attacks that are occurring are enormous, but what’s more worrisome is the growing sophistication of the attacks,” said Larry Clinton, President of the Internet Security Alliance. Clinton will be one of the keynote speakers at the 2017 Chicago CISO Executive Leadership Summit on June 20, 2017….SOURCE

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