Today’s businesses are more security conscious than ever. They know just how serious the consequences of a breach are. To make sure their data is protected, businesses will spend an estimated $124 billion on cybersecurity this year.
Human error is the cause of most cyber security breaches, so it’s vital to educate and train employees to better protect your data.
European Cyber Security Month may be coming to an end, but the valuable information and resources shared over the past four weeks will allow individuals and organisations to protect themselves moving forwards.
Phishing emails still remain one of the top methods of choice for hackers to attempt to steal your business critical information, infiltrate your networks and gain access to your data. And they’re at it again…
The backup of vital company information is critical to a company’s survival, no matter what size the company. Research by the Home Office shows that 93 percent of businesses that lose data due to a disaster go out of business within two years.
Cybercriminals are not only looking to exploit weaknesses in your systems, they are looking to exploit you and your awareness on identifying fake emails. We’re constantly hearing in the news about fake email scams that have been sent looking like they are from brands (e.g. Amazon, Netflix) and demanding personal information from consumers.
The increasing frequency and severity of cyber-attacks mean it’s no longer enough to trust that you can defend against every potential attack. In fact, it’s almost inevitable that your business will suffer a data breach.
More data was lost or stolen in the first half of 2017 than all of 2016, according to a recent report by international digital security company Gemalto.
As more and more cyber-attacks are reported on, so too is the importance of ensuring machines are regularly updated with the latest antivirus software.