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10/31/2014 | 12:51:58 PM
Re: Monitoring Threats and Measuring Risk
How you measure risk is a tricky question.  I would say the likelyhood of an attack is greater during the holiday season simply due to the increased traffic.  While the likelyhood may increase the other factors may not change much depending on what is changing in your systems.  Holiday seasons are always more active becasue it is easier for an attacker to hide in the noise during those times.   

It is also important to understand that often times attacks last for weeks, months, or even years.  They may attack in July to steal your holiday data, or vice versa.  This is what makes risk so tough to quantify in many organizations.


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