Incident-Response Plans, Education Key to Protecting Against Hacks, say Panelists

At this year's Buy-Side Technology North American Summit, panelists discussed the importance of people in protecting against cyber attacks.

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Roughly 70 percent of purchased security software products are not even used.

It's 12 a.m. and John checks his company email on his phone at a bar. He has one new message. It reads: This is an automated system test, click link to confirm you have received this email. John taps on the link, the company page comes up. "Hey, you want another round?" says his friend. John puts his phone back into his pocket.

John doesn't know it, but he's just helped take part in a cyberattack on his company. In today's world, it's inevitable that your firm is going to experience some sort of