The security "Nätkriminalitet has become a business model"

Matt Ouellette

It says Shogo Cottrell, a security specialist in HPE in an interview with IDG News.

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- In a sense, follow the money.

There are criminal activities that provide support around the clock, others offer money-back guarantees on their products and services.

For example, credit card fraud is not as profitable for the criminals, although these also are fairly simple to implement.

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Shogo Cottrell recommend companies to take several measures to disrupt nätbrottslingarnas operations, including encryption of sensitive data and the use of security tools.

- The attacking prefer easy targets, so that the use of technology to protect your assets will achieve dramatic results.

Matt Ouellette
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