Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Cyberattacks Take Place A Million Times a Day

Most companies are used to dealing with security attacks. There are attempts almost every day at some of the larger companies.  The U.S. Department of Energy is in a class by itself, though. The agency receives more than 10 million attacks every day, according to Tom Pyke, the DOE's former CIO.  That includes everything from simple scans all the way up to phishing attacks that attempt to use malicious code to take over. And it can be as sophisticated as any attacker--think government--can make it.  Read the rest of the article in "Ten Million Cyberattacks a Day", Forbes.com, August 9, 2010.

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