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IDG Contributor Network: Cyberwar is here! Offense, defense and 'special teams'

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    If anyone is asleep at the switch and thinks cyber is just a fad or trend, then consider this: Ginni Rometty, chairman, president and CEO of IBM, recently said, “We believe that data is the phenomenon of our time. It is the world’s new natural resource. It is the new basis of competitive advantage, and it is transforming every profession and industry. If all of this is true – even inevitable – then cybercrime, by definition, is the greatest threat to every profession, every industry, every company in the world.” Do I have your attention now?

    Analogies to NFL teams (offense, defense and special teams) as well as military special forces can be applied to organizing elite talent around a specific objective to the corporate cyber challenge each company faces.

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