Tag: cyber attacks

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How the Bad Guys Profit—What Are They After?

What are they after? We’ve mentioned several items of interest to criminals. Some are obvious: social security numbers, dates of birth, customer names, credit card numbers. Others may surprise you. Criminals hack into company computer systems for any number of reasons, including: Access to other SMBs’ data. If your business uses QuickBooks hosting online, for…
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Cyber Threats: Who Is at Risk?

The threat of cyber-attacks continues to rise worldwide. So why are small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) so nonchalant about it? While 87% of respondents on a Manta survey reported feeling immune to attack, reports of ransomware attacks cost businesses an average of $713,000 per attack. Clearly, there’s a disconnect between SMBs’ risk perception and the actual threat. Business…
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Get Covered – Cyber Insurance For Small and Medium Sized Businesses

Get Covered – Cyber Insurance For Small and Medium Sized Businesses Yes, there’s one more thing you need to worry about as a small- or medium-sized business owner, and it’s not the fact that you could be targeted by cyber criminals. It’s insurance. You already know about insurance policies that cover fire or water damage.…
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A Guide To Cyber Security For Business

A Guide To Cyber Security For Business Does thinking about uploading all your clients’ sensitive data to the cloud make you nervous? It makes most people nervous. It’s a normal reaction. What’s not so well known, though, is that the cloud is actually the best place to store that sensitive data. When you’re shopping around…
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5 Ways To Avoid A Ransomware Attack

5 Ways To Avoid A Ransomware Attack Ransomware attacks have been in the news a lot lately. The latest one to hit gave the National Health Service in Britain a horrible headache. But, you don’t have to be a large institution to be affected. The nature of a ransomware attack is that it is totally…
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