Information Security: Why Cybercriminals Are Smiling

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Information Security: Why Cybercriminals Are Smiling
« on: August 24, 2009, 09:14:00 AM »
Many people don't yet fully understand the enormity of the threat -- to individuals, their families and the companies that they work for, warns Andrea M. Matwyshyn, professor of legal studies and business ethics at Wharton. A frequent public commentator on the topic, Matwyshyn is the editor of a forthcoming book titled, Harboring Data: Information Security, Law and the Corporation.

In an interview with Knowledge@Wharton, Matwyshyn is joined by two of the book's contributors, Diana Slaughter-Defoe, professor of urban education at University of Pennsylvania, and Cem Paya, a data security expert at Google, who discuss the major risk management gaps that are leaving valuable data assets unprotected not only in the office, but also at home, while also sharing a number of measures that everyone -- from parents to CEOs -- can take to avoid Internet security disasters.

Complete article here:
http://knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu/article.cfm?articleid=2317

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