Defense often lax amid cyber crime boom
Despite a year of highly public and destructive cyberattacks, few organizations cybersecurity policies and processes are providing better protection than a year ago, according to a joint public and private study. Significantly, the research found that the industries that have been most targeted by cyber criminalsincluding banking and financehave been most likely to have boosted their cyber security defenses. [CERT stands for computer emergency response team.]Big jump in incidentsA record 79% of respondents said they detected a security incident in the past 12 months in this years survey.