Deloitte Puts the Spotlight on the Cost of Cyber-Crime Operations in New Threat Study has been saved
Deloitte Puts the Spotlight on the Cost of Cyber-Crime Operations in New Threat Study
It doesn’t matter who is doing it, find out how it’s getting done
NEW YORK, December 14, 2018—In an effort to expose and clarify the cost challenge of
The study looks at cyber-crime from a business perspective using the most common and popular hacking tools, services and
- What are the most commonly used tools and services sold on underground markets?
- What are the average estimated costs of these tools and services?
- Which tools are required to operate
real worldcriminal businesses?
- What are the estimated operating costs of various cyber-criminal businesses?
“If you haven’t noticed, criminals don’t file tax returns. And while challenging, it’s still important to be able to review and compare these criminal businesses to help
Deloitte estimates that some common criminal businesses can be operated for as little as $34 month and could return $25,000, while others may routinely require nearly $3,800 a month and could return up to $1 million per month. For example, phish kits continue to be the overall most affordable approach both in terms of low estimate
The ingenuity of cyber-criminals practically guarantees that there are always exceptions to the findings, but organizations need to have some level of understanding as to how these incidents are occurring to effectively shift their cybersecurity posture. The impact of a
“In the realm of cyber everywhere, companies will only continue to introduce more digital innovations, which will require them to also continuously
The overall takeaway is that organizations should be monitoring with well-developed and well-defined use-cases driven by priority-based threat intelligence, and knowledge of the underground economy. Continuous monitoring can allow them to better detect and prevent malicious activity within the enterprise environment. Monitoring and tuning security controls based on tactics, techniques
As part of Deloitte Risk and Financial Advisory’s cyber risk services practice, threat intelligence and analytics solutions help organizations build and mature their threat intelligence capabilities by incorporating proactive insights into the cyber threat management ecosystem. Cyber adversaries exploit the unprecedented complexity and reality of today’s cyber everywhere environment. The ability to detect attacks is not a purely technical effort. It requires continuous awareness of threats on the horizon and the ability to distill vast amounts of data into practical, actionable insights for both business and technical teams. Deloitte’s cyber risk services practice helps organizations lead in a complex cyber landscape, navigate the risks and opportunities, and disrupt with innovative technologies to emerge stronger and more secure.
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