WSJ: Companies Neglect Physical Threat in Cyber-attacks

The Wall Street Journal makes an interesting point about how many companies ignore the linkage between physical intrusion and cyberattack.   The focus on obvious forms of cyber-attack such as phishing, malware etc., should not come at the expense of precautions that related to physical vulnerabilities.  For instance, cyber criminals broke into the office of the Walmart-owned Vudu video service and removed hard drives that contained customer data.  Even the Federal government is not immune from attack.  The Department of Veteran Affairs is currently being sued after a laptop containing 7,500 veteran records went missing.Related articles


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