The most common cybersecurity breaches impacting small- and medium-sized businesses may seem fairly simple to avoid, but they’re costing people and companies billions of dollars.
Learn more about each of these types of breaches and what you can do to protect yourself and your company.
Businesses will soon want to make plans to thwart the forecasted surge in cyber extortion.
“The risk of cyber extortion and data breaches will increase in frequency,” according to the 2018 Study On Global Megatrends In Cybersecurity. “CISOs will be faced with a greater risk of cyber extortion, such as ransomware, according to 67 percent of respondents.”
The report notes that, as of publication, 19 percent of respondents rating cyber extortion as very frequent.
Within three years, 42 percent of respondents expect that it will be very frequent.
Ransomware is when malicious software—aka malware—encrypts your data until you pay a ransom. Attackers may even threaten to publish it unless they receive money.