How ransomware is a big problem for small business

What is Ransomware? Type of malicious software threatens you with harm, by denying access to your data. Ransomware attacks may lock data on your computer, network, and other internet-connected devices Most common types of ransomware Crypto ransomware Locker ransomware Why are Small businesses a target? keep very little to no budget for cybersecurity Without any […]

Healthcare Cyber Security Statistics You Need To Know In 2022

The State of Cybersecurity in Healthcare The healthcare industry has been hit hard by cyber attacks in recent years, with the number of healthcare organizations affected by ransomware growing from 34% in 2020 to 66% in 2021. This represents the highest increase in cyber attack volume among all sectors, with a 69% year-over-year increase. A […]

15 Small Business Cyber Security Statistics That You Need to Know

What Qualifies as a Small businesses (SMB)? small businesses as those that have fewer than 1,000 employees The cyber security company VIPRE categorizes small businesses as those that have 1-500 employees. Alliance Cybersecurity’s data includes companies that have 500 or fewer employees as well Top Small Business Cyber Security Statistics to Know 43% of All […]

Cyber Security Awareness What It Is And Why It’s Critical

What is security awareness training? Strategy used by IT and security professionals to prevent and mitigate user risk Providing cyber security education to your workforce Programs are designed to help users and employees to help understand and prevent information security breaches Training is most often presented in an online or computer  based format. Why is […]

Financial Cybersecurity by numbers

Cybersecurity spending According to the consulting firm Deloitte, financial institutions spend an average of .3% of revenue and 10% of their IT budget on cybersecurity. That works out to about $2,300 per employee According to GlobalData estimates, the global cybersecurity industry in the retail banking sector will grow from $7.9 billion in 2020 to $11.6 […]

2022 Cyber Attacks Statistics

43% of cyber attacks target small business. There was 424% increase in new small business cyber breaches in 2021 63% of confirmed data breaches leveraged a weak, default or stolen password The median small business received 94% of its detected malware by email 65% of small businesses have failed to act following a cyber security […]

What Every Business Owner Needs To Know About Phishing Scams

Phishing is one of the oldest scams in existence, but that doesn’t mean it’s easy to spot. According to a quarterly report released by the Anti-Phishing Work Group (APWG), there were more than a million phishing attacks reported in the first quarter of 2022.

Eye Opening Cyber Security Statistics You Need To Know

We feel that cyber threats are things that happen to other people, not to us. We have all our passwords in order, and even two-step verification: it can’t be us. We cannot fathom losing our data, our identities, our websites; our everything.