Why Cyberattacks are the Most Worrisome Crimes in the US, Plus Trends to Watch in 2016

By Drew Smith, CEO of InfoArmor
Cyberattacks are more prevalent than ever in the United States, with more people worried about them than any other type of crime.

The fear is understandable. Since March, InfoArmor has discovered 5.1 million breached IP addresses. On top of that, last year Javelin Strategy & Research reported 12.7 million identity fraud victims nationwide. And perhaps most frightening are findings from the 2014 Breach Level Index, in which our nation accounted for 72 percent of all breaches – No. 1 in the world, followed by the United Kingdom (8 percent), Canada (4 percent), Australia (2 percent), and Israel and China (1 percent each).

The number and type of hacker schemes increases exponentially every day, and they’re on the minds of both consumers and business leaders from coast to coast.

That certainly will be the case in 2016.

Read the full article on Dark Reading to learn more about cyber crime and what trends we should expect to see.


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