Computer-IT security is obliged to reflect the contributory role, value, and materiality of intangible assets and adverse affects on brand, revenue, and value.
Cyber warfare – security language changing our perspective.
Cyber attacks designed to simultaneously take down and/or substantially disrupt multiple pillars of a targeted countries’ infrastructure, ala MAD – ‘mutually assured disruption’!
Economic espionage, can there be a rationale?
It’s impractical for companies to continue to assume the time and costs of installing ever bigger, one size fits all, snap-shot-in-time firewalls and data/information security – protection products to thwart the growing number of sophisticated and global economic and competitive advantage adversaries and legacy free players, aka hackers when intangible assets remain at risk.
CSIS and McAfee collaborate to produce ‘Economic Impact of Cyber Crime and Cyber Espionage’.