Are you compromised but don't know it?
A new philosophy for cyber security

January 2011
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Are you compromised but don't know it? A new philosophy for cyber security

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Learn more about how you can better protect your business from cyber threats by applying a new philosophy to cyber security which is founded on the realities of the cyber threat landscape.

Time and again, we find the same common denominator across cybercrime investigations: Digital evidence and breach indicators were present in the environment long before the victim became aware of the breach. Had those breach indicators been recognized, the victim could have intervened and minimized risk.

Today’s advanced cyber threats are 2-pronged: to steal targeted data or disrupt services and to maintain access to the environment for as long as possible, thus enabling future intrusions. These threats apply to all industries, not just those that deal with payment cards or personal information. Companies that have proprietary data that is perceived to be of economic intelligence value, or any US company contemplating or already involved with international business transactions, are likely targets as well as their external law firms.

The future of cyber security is going to require an evolved philosophy that assumes a state of compromise.

Read on to learn more about how you can better protect your business from cyber threats by applying a new philosophy to cyber security which is founded on the realities of the cyber threat landscape.