There’s no 911 for cybercrime. If there were, would you call?

If you work for a large corporation, you hear lots of talk about corporate responsibility, and that’s great. But I can’t help but point out that, whether it is intentional, there is a massive and growing hypocrisy in the corporate world when it comes to prosecuting crime…it’s anecdotally clear that most companies simply don’t call the authorities when they experience criminal losses through online attacks. We in the industry know this, but I wonder if the assumptions we make as to why this is so are correct. It’s especially important to consider this now, as we’re in the middle of what can only be called a “conversion convergence” which continues to see increases in use of the Internet to monetize stolen information and to launder ill-gotten gains…

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