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Cybersecurity and Privacy Group

Cybersecurity and Privacy Group

Daily Journal: Asymmetry and the End of Optimism-based Cybersecurity

Michael Gold wrote the article “Asymmetry and the End of Optimism-based Cybersecurity,” published by the Daily Journal. “It has become ever clearer that no technology is enough to defeat a determined hacker. The increasing sophistication of social engineering techniques to trick hapless victims into clicking on innocent-appearing links makes it clear that successful deployment of […]

Cybersecurity and Privacy Group

Los Angeles Business Journal: Still Only Human

In Michael Gold’s commentary, Still Only Human, published in the July 18, 2016 edition of the Los Angeles Business Journal, he writes: “Cybercrime cost the world economy about $500 billion in 2015 and this year’s numbers will be even higher. The cost of data breaches is projected to reach $2.1 trillion globally by 2019. Worldwide […]

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They Will Click: Cybersecurity and the Human Factor

Cybercrime cost the world economy about $445 billion in 2014 and the 2015 numbers will be even higher. The cost of data breaches will reach $2.1 trillion globally by 2019. Worldwide spending on information security is estimated to reach $77 billion in 2015. In the midst of these astounding numbers, the role of the “human […]