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Cyber-crime: avoid paying the price

Senior leaders face an array of ever-increasing complex, interconnected and fast-evolving risks and challenges. 

Few of these are as critical and so poorly understood as the risk of cyber-crime, specifically given that real life and online are becoming increasingly indistinguishable from each other.

Attacks against businesses and nations occupy the headlines with such regularity, that the estimated cybercrime damage prediction of $6trillion annually by 2021is no longer astonishing. The cybersecurity community and main media outlets have largely concurred with these predictions which have increased, up from $3 trillion just a year ago, therefore it is innocuous to say that cyber-theft is fast becoming the largest weaponless crime in the world.