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Cybercrime In D.C.

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At Symantec's Security Operations Center in Alexandria, Va., staffers use data to create "threat intelligence" and help protect businesses and consumers.
Rebecca Sheir
At Symantec's Security Operations Center in Alexandria, Va., staffers use data to create "threat intelligence" and help protect businesses and consumers.

Cybersecurity researchers say an identity is stolen online every three seconds. Washington, D.C., was recently rated America's 3rd riskiest city for cybercrime. Rebecca Sheir visits Symantec's Security Operations Center in Alexandria, VA, to learn why Washingtonians face such a high risk of victimization... and what they can do protect themselves.

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