"The relationship is not symmetrical. Cyber criminals are highly motivated," opines Michael Baxter in Information Age.
"'They're not bound by bureaucracy or normal business rules,' says David Carroll of XQ Cyber, for them cyber crime is a 'revenue opportunity to get rich, so you can imagine how fast the wheels are spinning.' By contrast, cyber security is by definition about defence 'it's got bureaucracy wrapped in it.' And that loads the dice in favour of the bad guys, which means the good guys, need all the help that they can get. And that is the first benefit of automation in cyber security..."