Compliance has become a checklist that doesn't align quite right with the dark underground of highly motivated, skilled attackers. That's where security comes in - something security practitioners should be doing more of.
In this environment, enter universities that are designing degrees, creating knowledge, framing debates, and developing solutions about pressing issues (before, during, and after they become problems). Take cyber security.
Once again we come back to the very real threat this kind of malware presents to the small- to medium-sized business who will very commonly use these kinds of free and open source tools to build up and maintain their online presence.
The threat landscape has changed from noisy, messy worm attacks to stealthy, sophisticated, state-funded attacks, with major organizations such as Google, Microsoft, Apple, The New York Times and our government as victims.