A compromised or “Hacked PC” affects more than just that device. It introduces risk to an entire connected ecosystem and can play a critical role in a much larger web of cybercrime. This not only includes theft of an identity or banking credentials but also presents a multitude of options for the astute cybercriminal.
Modern corporate and home networks are far less perimeter based and rely on trust to operate in a secure and reliable manner. Trust between employers and employees, between family members and between businesses and their customers. We are obliged to protect a raft of sensitive information that is in our control and failure to do so can result in a loss of trust in our brand, not to mention the potential impact on revenue or regulatory sanction.