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The face of global terrorism as we knew it to be 50 odd years ago is changing rapidly with the advancement of technology in todays society Be it a kid trying to get his kicks bypassing the security or his local Internet Service Provider or an established terrorist trying to get classified information the amount of funds we put into protecting ourselves from cyberterrorism is not nearly enough if we were to think about what could be at harmThe vulnerability of commercial systems to cyberattacks is repeatedly demonstrated by events portrayed in the media and there is no evidence that non-government systems are any more or less vulnerable than government ones or that the security posture of either group as a whole is generally improving -- despite the availability and use of a growing supply of information security tools In a recent study conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers PwC of 4900 IT professionals across 30 nations found that this year alone 39363 human years of productivity will be lost worldwide because of viruses and hacking In total the cheque this year to US firms with more than 1000 employees for viruses and computer hacking will amount to 266 billion or more than 25 per cent of the nations gross domestic product The price tag worldwide soars to 16tn according to the PwC study The real effects of viruses are not as much as everybody shouts about That said I know of two cases where clients of ours have picked up contracts because their competitors were hit by the Love Bug said Shipp Its really difficult to estimate how much viruses cost In the area of hacktivism which involves the use of hacking tools and techniques of a disruptive nature of government or commercial systems the Internet will serve mainly to draw attention to incidents as such incidents are regularly over portrayed by news media Whether that attention has the desired effect of changing policy decisions related
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