There is plenty of data that proves the increased volume and sophistication of IT security threats. But the problems run far deeper. It’s not just about stealing someone’s social security number or a company’s trade secrets. Cybercrime is now a preferred method of attack, literally, by terrorists and state-sponsored groups. Activist groups are hacking. Malware, malicious code and other hacking tools are constantly being bought and sold on the dark web. Cybercrime has become big business.