As the Conficker worm has evidenced, with an estimated 10 million systems infected, the problem of criminally motivated malware infiltration and computer compromise is highly pervasive. The billion-dollar cyber crime economy is relatively under-policed. As a result, cyber criminals have become very aggressive in pushing the malware technology envelope. The latest exploits render traditional security solutions ineffective as cyber criminals capitalize on newly discovered vulnerabilities and leverage mainstream applications such as the Internet.

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Outpost24 receives a warm welcome from Romania’s Business Adviser magazine, which publishes reviews on news, surveys, markets and business opportunities in Romania.

In a recent article titled “From economic crisis to data security”, Business Adviser Romania covers some of the most recent examples of exploited vulnerabilities and uses statistics and facts from reputable studies to show an increase in cyber crime over the last few years. It’s no secret that cyber crime is on the rise, not just in Romania but all over the world.

Cecilia Caragea, Editor and Author of the article, stated that these days it is necessary to complement current security measures with automated scanning for vulnerabilities to stay in line with legislation and compliance standards. This is why Outpost24’s move into Romania has come at a perfect time.