It’s an epic confrontation seemingly without end. On the dark side: a sophisticated global underground economy worth potentially trillions of dollars. On the other: a balkanised group of law enforcement organisations, security researchers, vendors, academics, and national governments. Already this year, we’ve seen both sides make their first moves. The only thing that’s certain is that the CISOs stuck in the middle will continue to lose sleep over mounting threats.
As we move through 2019, IT security must become more proactive and business-aligned, because as good as law enforcement can be the underground economy will continue to undermine digital growth and corporate reputations.It’s an epic confrontation seemingly without end. The only thing that’s certain is that the CISOs stuck in the middle will continue to lose sleep over mounting threats. ~Phil MuncasterClick To Tweet
Phil Muncaster is a technology writer and editor with over 12 years’ experience working on some of the biggest technology titles around, including Computing, The Register, V3 and MIT Technology Review. He spent over two years in Hong Kong immersed in the Asian tech scene and is now back in London where information security has become a major focus for his work.