In a world where more and more business processes are becoming automated, and company communication is more often digital than analog, cybercrime is a growing threat to business bank accounts and business continuity. Simple and yet devastatingly effective cyber attacks are estimated to be costing US companies over $17 million each on average, and UK government researchers found that two thirds of British companies have suffered a cyber attack or breach in the last year. So are businesses really doing all they can to protect their business critical data and systems?
dotmagazine spoke to Oliver Dehning, CEO of Hornetsecurity and Leader of the eco Competence Group Security, on the topic of what to do about industrial espionage and other cyber threats to companies.
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From a technical point of view, the logical consequences to Edward Snowden’s revelations would be the broad use of encryption. But in reality, I think we don’t see this yet. What are the reasons, and what needs to be done to change that?
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