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Cybersecurity Remains a Hot Commodity Despite Recession

According to an article in USA Today, firms that deal with cyber security are booming, even while the rest of the economy is busting. America’s Growth Capital (AGC) reports that 55 security firms have already been acquired this year. The article cites two main sources for this seemingly constantly increasing demand for security firms. On the one hand, cyber criminals continue to innovate, finding new ways to hack into systems to steal sensitive data from commercial and even military sources. On the other hand, as announced by DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano,  the government seems poised to pump more funding into cyber security. You can read the full article here.

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