InfoWorld April 24, 2012 April 23, 2012,
Volume 170, Issue 4
"Perhaps you've read Bill Snyder's blog post based on a recent Microsoft paper disputing the high cost of cyber crime cited in many industry and vendor surveys. Unfortunately, I think too many people are taking the actuall claims of the paper and expanding the conclusion to cover all cyber crime.
I don't want to debate the validity of the original paper's data or conclusions. I believe my knowledgeable colleagues may even be right that certain surveys radically overstate the costs of cyber crime by relying on overly small sample sizes for a given population..."