Cyber safety perspectives from Microsoft on Government
02 July 2012 | Jennifer Steele, Senior Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector
The worldwide Microsoft public sector blog Microsoft on Government features some fantastic content from thought leaders on how technology impacts our global society. Today we wanted to share a great post by Joel Cherkis, General Manager of Worldwide Government and Security for Microsoft, discussing the importance of protecting citizens from cybercrime:
As citizens increasingly carry out their lives online—from maintaining social networks to making purchases to running businesses—unfortunately, many are also falling victim to cybercrime. And, it comes at a great cost. In fact, one recent report estimated that the total cost of cybercrime globally reaches more than $114 billion (USD) annually. Read more
The Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit page also hosts excellent resources on protecting citizens against cybercrime. We’re proud to be part of a team that is so actively engaged in making our world safer through technology!
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Senior Marketing Manager, Worldwide Public Sector