Prior to 2005, people occasionally speculated on what might befall New Orleans if a major hurricane were to land. The conversation was merely academic until the horror of Katrina played out in stark reality.
The naïve, pre-catastrophe state is very much like where we are today with cybersecurity. The data breaches American businesses have experienced so far are mere thunderstorms and nor’easters. Most of us have yet to suffer the fearsome Big One.
via For CFOs, Cybersecurity Risk Is Like an Iceberg — CFO.com