The best way to make sure your sensitive business data is protected from cybercriminals is to be prepared.
With phishing attacks steadily on the rise, businesses have to be especially careful when clicking links or opening email messages from untrusted sources. This chart shows the number of unique phishing websites detected monthly in the last two quarters of 2016.
Today, many small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are ill-prepared when it comes to cybersecurity, due to the growing sophistication of cyber threats and lack of in-house expertise.
Due to the quickly evolving cybersecurity landscape, many SMBs lack the ability to keep up and are ill-prepared for the threats that exist today.
With lean IT staffs, many small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) lack the resources and expertise to manage complex security infrastructures.
Today’s ransomware landscape has grown exponentially over the past two years and continues to rise. Without proper protection and defenses, SMBs are vulnerable to the increased volume of threats to their IT systems.
Across the board, small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) trail their larger counterparts in their need for skill improvement, specifically when it comes to IT security.
The reason for ransomware’s popularity boils down to one thing: economics. Without the proper defenses, cybercriminals can extort hundreds – sometimes thousands – of dollars from SMBs by encrypting valuable data and demanding a ransom be paid to restore the data.