How IT is ganging up on organised cybercrime
Lone criminals no longer dominate digital crime. According to research from Detica, 80 percent of internet crime is perpetrated by co-ordinated groups. Cybercriminals are working together to wreak havoc on businesses and governments, and the public and private sectors are both facing a full spectrum of threats, from financial crime to hacktivism. But IT managers are joining forces to fight this gang warfare. This ZDNet guide looks at some of the recent threats to online security, and shows how businesses and governments from the UK and Europe are forming strong defences, sharing information and keeping their data protected from online threats.