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EY: Firms need to raise cybersecurity readiness

Lack of skilled security specialists has contributed to the problem. VICTORIA HO reports

Mr Cotrozzi: Security staff need to be competent in IT forensics and also knowledgeable about business processes so that they know how to catch intrusions, or know how intrusions would take down a business

MOST companies in the Asia-Pacific are poorly prepared for cybersecurity breaches, and as more threats become focused - targeted attacks on individual firms - an intrusion would likely catch most victims flat-footed, according to cybercrime watchers at EY (formerly Ernst & Young). Massimo