Study warns about "ghettos" of cybersecurity in underdeveloped areas

11/4/2013 | CSO

Lawless and underdeveloped countries are prime locations for cybercriminals, and their existence could lead to the establishment of cybersecurity "ghettos" if developed nations don't coordinate their defenses, according to a research paper by Allan Friedman of the Brookings Institution. "As rich countries get better at protecting themselves, the threats and bad actors will more and more find refuge in the infrastructure and systems of poor countries that don't have the resources to protect themselves," Friedman writes.

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