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N.Y. Stock Exchange shutdown is great for cybersecurity stocks, however this wasn’t a hack, supposedly.

So, yesterday a global airline had a glitch that grounded their planes worldwide.  A major news service website crashed.  AND, the NYSE halted trading for a few hours.  More than likely none of these challenges were the result of external hacks, however it does make me think about how well assets in our CPG and Retail businesses are prepared for the inevitable future of sinister activity by cyber creeps.  How much better are we prepared today than we were prior to 9/11?  Here’s an article on the NYSE situation.  Please share your thoughts on what we can do better to protect and recover from hacks.

 

Read more:  http://www-03.ibm.com/security/?lnk=buse

http://money.cnn.com/2015/07/08/investing/nyse-suspends-trading/

IBM Worldwide Retail Industry Analytics Portfolio Marketing Manager

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