QOTD - WEF - Online Security As Public Good

Online security is also an example of a public good; costs are borne privately, but benefits are shared. When individuals weigh the cost of investing in antivirus software, they do not take into account the benefits of protecting other users from spam and advanced persistent threat attacks if their computers are infected with malware.
Innovative multistakeholder collaboration will be required to tip the balance towards investment in creating systemic resilience.

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