It’s the stuff that makes IT leaders queasy. In September, major U.S. bank websites were hit with the largest denial of service (DoS) attacks in history.
At the same time, a surge of smaller cyberattacks was reported. South Carolina taxpayer servers were hacked in October compromising 3.6 million Social Security numbers. Just this year, hackers broke into The New York Times computer systems and stole passwords of high-profile reporters and staff.