To Thwart Cybercriminals, Businesses Turn to Each Other

Biz Tech Magazine

Erika Gimbel

There’s a popular image of cybercriminals as solo actors working in the shadows. But that’s wrong. Real threat actors work in corporationlike teams, sharing information, developing specialties and creating new approaches together to thwart security controls.

In fact, if anyone has been working in isolation, it’s often the organizations that are trying to defend themselves. Worried about becoming targets of the bad guys, businesses have tended to keep a low profile when it comes to security — seeking information, perhaps, but not sharing much.

This is changing.

Today, a new focus on cybersecurity collaboration among professionals is emerging. As threat actors continue to up their game, many CIOs and CISOs are realizing that going it alone is leaving them in...

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