Eliminating Cybersecurity Risks for Your Business

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Is your business making these cyber security mistakes?

It feels like every day we’re being warned about a new threat to our cyber security, doesn’t it?

That’s for good reason. Last year, ransomware attacks alone affected 81% of US businesses.

And the cost of cyber-crime is estimated to hit $10.5 trillion by 2025, according to the ‘2022 Cybersecurity Almanac’.

But we’re still seeing far too many businesses that aren’t taking this threat seriously.

It’s not only your data that you could lose if your company falls victim to a cyber-attack. The cost of remediation or mitigation can run into tens of thousands of $$$.

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Most ransomware victims would pay up if attacked again

Most ransomware victims would pay up if attacked again

Ransomware is one of the fastest growing cyber-crimes in the world. Last year, 37% of businesses were victim to an attack.

In case you didn’t know, a ransomware attack is where cyber criminals infiltrate your network (or device) and steal your data by encrypting it. The data is still there, but you can’t access it.

Then they demand you pay a large ransom fee for the encryption key.

If you don’t pay the demand (which can be tens or even hundreds of thousands of dollars), they delete your data.

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Two thirds of remote workers are using faulty tech

Two thirds of remote workers stuck with faulty tech

Have you ever checked with your remote work staff about the condition of their home devices? Did you know that the majority of these remote employees don’t report their broken devices because they’re scared to get into trouble?

A new research says that about two thirds or 67% of remote workers have to put up with broken devices to conduct work at home, which could badly impact their productivity. This situation also poses a big problem since it exposes business data to security risks.

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