Publicity acts as a draw for hackers

"The Air Force and the Pentagon are extremely attractive targets and so the publicity acts as a draw for hackers," said Frost & Sullivan industry analyst for network security Rob Ayoub. "As far as a lot of smaller companies go, there's always a risk but they have a reasonable amount of security through obscurity.".........In August a hacker broke into a military database database and stole the personal information of roughly 33,000 U.S. Air Force officers, and Pentagon computers have been hacked repeatedly in recent years. If the Air Force and the Pentagon can be hacked, how can any company expect to stop data theft and security breaches ? NewsFactor Network - Enterprise Security - Are You Ready To Be Hacked?

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