Blockchain is the Future of Antivirus

CPO Magazine – News, Insights and Resources for Data Privacy and Protection Leaders – News, insights and resources for data protection, privacy and cyber security leaders Security Pros Believe Governments Are Clueless but Should Impose Social Media Fakebank Android Malware Evolves into Vishing Attack Google’s Gmail Privacy Practices Now Under Legal Attack The Ultimate Guide to Buying Privacy Management Software The Most Likely Piece of Privacy Legislation That Could Emerge From the Facebook The Ultimate Guide to Buying Privacy Software eBook: Using ISACA’s Privacy Principles to Create an Effective Privacy Program Webinar: Using ISACA’s Privacy Principles to Create an Effective Privacy There is an employment crisis in cyber security that has silently compounded over the past six years. Toward the end of 2012, analysts identified a near zero percent unemployment rate in the cyber security industry with thousands of vacant positions. Now, the industry is on track to reach near two million open cyber security positions with no qualified employees to fill the gap. On the other side of the equation, attacks are on the rise. Today’s $8.5 billion/year antivirus market is broken, with 70 percent of threats going undetected and cybercrime damages expected to double by 2021 and reach $6 trillion. There is an obvious problem with how we approach cyber security, but blockchain may help revise the infosec hiring model, make cyber security more efficient, and decrease the impact of malicious attacks globally. Blockchain is the Future of Antivirus

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