Last Updated Apr 20, 2010 4:43 PM EDT
At the other end of the scale companies need to be increasingly aware of Advanced Persistent Threats. In today's BTalk I ask Craig Scroggie, Symantec's Australian Managing Director, to describe these threats and how to avoid them.
Here's a scary statistic to absorb as you listen to the podcast: in 2009 Symantec identified more than 240 million distinct new malicious programs, a 100 per cent increase over the previous year.
And a final thought on these cyber-crime kits: if they're being sold online, when it gets to paying for it, would you really give your credit card details over to the company peddling this stuff?
Read the full Internet Security Report here.