. http://businessblog.o2.co.uk/building-a-cyber-security-super-team/
blog article
Tom Mullen, O2’s Head of cyber security, considers the global growth in cybercrime and the skills shortage that is affecting every business. The cybercrime epidemic. Cybercrime is big business. And it’s growing rapidly, becoming a threat to every organisation regardless of size, industry, or geographical location. According to Accenture’s Cost of Cyber Crime Study, the average cost of an IT security breach to a business was US$11.7m in 2017. That is a 23 percent increase on 2016, and it is expected to rise more rapidly year on year. In 2017 we saw WannaCry, the biggest ransomware outbreak in history, infect millions of devices across 150 countries and impact fundamental infrastructure and services, including the NHS. We are also seeing how data is becoming an even more appealing target for cyber criminals, with huge data breaches at a number of large organisations including Facebook. READ MORE