Cyber Security Ventures, the world’s largest research firm on cyber crime, estimates that cyber crime will be a $6T business by 2021. That is more than the economy of the United Kingdom. This presentation reviews the history of computer viruses and the corresponding cyber defenses employed. It is the gap between the technologies used to infect vs the technologies we employ to protect that is driving rampant criminal activity. Lastly, the presentation will review solutions out of this predicament.