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How Cybersecurity's Metrics of Misery Fail to Describe Cybercrime Pain

Dollars lost and data records exposed are valuable measurements, but the true pain of a cybersecurity incident goes far beyond that. We asked infosec pros how they put words to the pain they feel when their defenses fall apart.
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Building Cybersecurity Strategies in Sub-Saharan Africa

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LAURA TICH: We have that imbalance, where the big organizations are more protected, where the smaller ones -- which are the most common businesses in the region -- they are least protected... Sometimes they do get the tools, they do get the funding to buy some critical tools, but there's a lack of skills to handle or people who understand how to work those tools. So there are a lot of factors that contribute to our growth -- or lack thereof -- in the cybersecurity industry.

 

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