Security industry largely welcomes NCA cyber crime report


July 8, 2016

The information security industry has largely welcomed the Cyber Crime Assessment 2016 by the UK National Crime Agency (NCA), but not all support the call for business collaboration with law enforcement to pursue and disrupt cyber criminals.

There is, however, unequivocal agreement with the NCA’s assessment that the speed of criminal capability development is currently outpacing the UK’s collective response to cyber crime.

“The NCA is right to highlight that the cyber crime arms race is the single biggest threat to corporates and individuals globally, particularly as cyber crime is not bound by national borders or political and trade treaties,” said Rob Cotton, CEO at global cyber security and risk mitigation specialist NCC Group.

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