Worrying Trends in Cybercrime

By Justin Harvey

Justin Harvey is a cyber defense expert who specializes in endpoint detection and response, defense against cyberespionage, incident response and threat intelligence. He is currently managing director and global lead for Accenture Security's Incident Response Practice. Before joining Accenture, Harvey was Chief Security Officer of Fidelis Cybersecurity and the former Vice President at FireEye/Mandiant.

With cybercrime expected to reach costs nearing $2 trillion by 2019, firms are urgently seeking ways to better defend their networks from the harmful impacts of embarrassing leaks and disruptive extortion. The Cipher Brief spoke with Justin Harvey, the Managing Director and Global Lead at Accenture Security’s Incident Response Practice, about the most worrying trend emerging in cybercrime today, what factors are driving them, and what can be done to mitigate their harmful effects.

The Cipher Brief: What are some of the more worrying trends in regards to cybercrime over the last few years?

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