Security Trends: Follow the Money

If one force drove the computer security industry this year, it was money, plain and simple. Gone are the days when teenage hackers vied for bragging rights by defacing a Web site or writing an annoying worm. In 2005 a more sinister class of hacker emerged, working for money and often using quieter, more precise techniques. 2005 was also the year that the financial cost of security breaches became crystal clear, thanks to a California disclosure law that is expected to become a model for upcoming federal legislation in the U.S. Security Trends: Follow the Money - Yahoo! News

Linked by shanmuga Tuesday, 27th December 2005 10:13PM