Accept it; cyber-attacks are happening to your company too.
You may have seen in the news that LivingSocial recently experienced a cyber-attack where 50 million customers’ name, email address and password were exposed. While that news typically makes the headlines, what is not being emphasized is everything that LivingSocial did right to safeguard their customer’s personal data.
Accept it; cyber-attacks are happening to your company too. The hacker’s strategy is to prey on the psychology of employees. Spear phishing, watering hole attacks, social media and poisoned SEO sites s are just some of the weapons of choice. According to Symantec, businesses in 2012 with 2,500 or fewer employees were the targets of 50 percent of the attacks, and those businesses with fewer than 250 employees accounted for 31 percent of the attacks. Here are some other 2012 statistics to confirm the statement that, “there are two types of businesses, those that have been hacked and those that don’t know it yet:” Read More→