Just as we are getting used to attackers whose motivation is primarily financial, along come a new breed of attackers who aren't interested in money, says Khaled Fattal, chairman of the MLi Group.
People are now officially the strongest link in cyber-security and this people-centric approach demands that vendors make their tech easier to use, and organisations implement policies that people will choose to follow.
SC's Tony Morbin visited Arriva Trains Wales in its Cardiff office to find out how the Welsh trains company was tackling attacks on its network.
Three-quarters of breaches are down to outsiders and a quarter to insiders, and 73 percent are conducted for financial reasons with half involving organised crime says latest Verizon report.
Search engines are the biggest aider and abetter of cyber-crime, according to the head of the Metropolitan Police Cyber Crime Unit, speaking at a breakfast briefing last week.