High-profile security attacks are like shark attacks: they get a lot of press, but do not represent the greatest threats to enterprise security. Read More ..
Did you know more people are killed by vending machines every year than are killed by sharks? Neither did I. But the media goes into a feeding frenzy when there's a shark bite in the news.
HP security strategist Rafal Los makes that point, illustrating how organizations tend to worry too much about high-profile security attacks, when the real threat comes from more mundane, everyday vulnerabilities.