Gift buying and traveling, especially during the winter holidays, creates an environment ripe for cybercrime. During this frenzied period, retailers and hospitality providers must keep their revenue generating systems up and running to keep moving product, charming customers, and making lasting holiday impressions. However, an alarming Cisco survey found that a typical enterprise of any industry is staffed only with enough security analysts to act upon half of its cyber alerts. This could be because many companies believe in a 'detect and react' approach. Unfortunately, cyber criminals can easily take advantage of this lack of security.
For most security vendors, a pound of detection and reaction is worth more than an ounce of prevention. Similarly, defense in-depth means additional layers of revenue, as well as excuses for why breaches occur… because at least one was missing. These vendors are not alone. For each, there are analysts, reporters and experts of all kinds also feeding off the enterprise.
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Mike Fumai's latest article in CSO Online.While artificial intelligence sounds like it will be the superhero of our future, it’s still dependent on humans to determine the good from the bad. In essence, another detection-based solution that will always be challenged by the obfuscation techniques of rogue nation states and well-funded criminal organizations.