BloombergTV did a recent segment that was quite interesting with Imperva's CEO, Shlomo Kramer. Kramer speaks of the shift in malicious activity across the internet, with bots now leading the charge as opposed to humans with malicious intent.
"It's not human beings behind these attacks," says Kramer. "These are global networks of automated attackers that are attacking everyone."
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