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Cyber forces must be beefed up to combat cybercrime

Sector Focus, Global Edition – April 2018
Steve Morgan is Founder and Editor-In-Chief at Cybersecurity Ventures, one of the world’s leading researchers and publishers covering the global cyber economy as well as a data bank for cyber security facts, figures, and statistics. In this interview with ‘India Global Business’, he presents an analysis of what the latest cyber crime involving global media giants means for the world of data.

Does the data breach scandal involving Facebook and Cambridge Analytica open up a new frontier for the cyber security landscape?

The recent Facebook privacy breach and Cambridge Analytica's involvement is hardly groundbreaking news for cyber security experts in the know. Consumer and corporate data has been pilfered from social media properties for the past decade. But now, with heightened media attention on personal and data privacy, the general public is waking up to the reality of these cyber threats.