First identified as an industry issue a decade ago, data breaches are now part of the consumer vocabulary.
The BBC has released details from 2012 Olympic Games officials about fears that the opening ceremony might have come under cyber-attack.
During the first half of 2013, AppRiver screened more than 15 billion messages, nearly 13 billion of which were spam and another 171 million that carried viruses.
As the Internetís influence on global commerce, culture and information continues to tread new ground, there is a need to update and reform outdated laws that threaten its continued development.
In order to better understand the nature of the cyber threat, security professionals need to act more like criminal investigators, and consider means, motive, and opportunity.