Gavin Reid, leader of the Computer Security Incident Response Team at Cisco Systems, heads a team of 60 professionals that routinely battle to minimize damage caused by internal and external threats. He is accustomed to his phone ringing at odd hours with someone saying, "We have a problem. We think we may have systems that have been compromised. What should we do?"
- RSA's SecurID breach;
- Loss of personally identifiable information at Sony;
- Alleged trading fraud at Switzerland-based UBS;
- Frequent attacks by hacktivist groups such as Anonymous and LulzSec.