Relegating cybersecurity to the IT department is a commonplace but rarely effective practice. Cybersecurity cannot eliminate risk 100%— that’s impossible—but rather, it allows you to assess risk and manage it.
As manufacturers strive to improve their efficiencies and use of data through the Internet of Things, they could be further opening the door to security breaches. While organizations need not fear IoT, they need to proceed cautiously with robust security and monitoring systems as they put more Internet-enabled devices on their factory floors.
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Spearphishing attacks by company size.
U.S. companies are currently experiencing annual losses of more than $525 million due to cybercrime, with the majority of these losses stemming from malicious code and denial of service attacks.
When it comes to the ongoing cybersecurity talent shortage, too many companies are getting a key part of the equation wrong.
If CEOs needed further evidence that they need to be more prepared for cyber attacks they've just got it in spades from Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam.
Many mid-market firms underestimate their exposure to hacking, security breaches and cyber attacks. As the costs and frequency of these attacks continue to rise, companies need to increase awareness and overcome the misconceptions that they're too small or too niche to be targeted.
Last year, Dido Harding found herself having to deal with one of Britain's worst ever cyber attacks. And, to make matters worse, the CEO of TalkTalk, one of the country's biggest telecom companies, was completely in the dark.
The form of data hacking known as "ransomware" is spreading at an alarming rate and is a growing threat to mid-market companies that often are insufficiently protected against such attacks.