Date Added: Jan 2010
Today IT security teams must contend with a dizzying array of challenges, from cyber-crime and government regulation to the ever increasing complexity of the IT environment itself. For organizations that handle large volumes of customer and employee information, the risk of a data breach is now higher than ever before. Driven by the rising tide of organized cyber-crime, targeted attacks are increasingly aimed at stealing information for the purpose of identity theft. More than 90 percent of records breached in 2008 involved groups identified by law enforcement as organized crime.