Alex Bender, ERP, Onapsis, security

ERP systems, which house the corporation’s crown jewels, are vulnerable to attack

An interview with Alex Bender, @AlexeBender VP Marketing, @Onapsis

We asked. Alex

Why is stepping up
security, immediately, particularly important to your company/industry?
The stakes are high.
Corporate Espionage costs the world economy $445 billion each year. Attacks are
not just hacking to obtain credit card information or to sell personal
information on the Internet. Instead, we’re talking about breaches to
mission-critical ERP systems that can lead to nation-state attacks,
intellectual property theft, financial fraud and sabotage–and even the
compromise of military trade secrets that impact national security. For
example, there’s been a 53% rise in economic espionage, aimed at US companies,
in just the past year–with the vast majority of this activity originating from
What is the next step
that you recommend the local community takes to ensure that Boston becomes the
next security mecca?
We need to fuel the
next generation of security professionals. Boston should set up a common stock
that is offered on the Nasdaq that only features Boston Infosec Companies–with
some of the proceeds going to development of youth and STEM education.
Here more of what Alex has to say at The Business of Security:  Impacting Your Company’s Resiliency, Reputation and Revenue on September 30. Learn more and register: http://bit.ly/SecurityBiz

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