What Is Your Business’ Greatest Cyber Threat?

Posted on Apr 6 2015 - 7:03am by Alexandra Ashton

Modern technology has given us a lot of benefits but also many threats. Do you take every possible measure you can to ensure the safety of your business from cyber attacks? If you do then at the moment your business may be safe, or at least for a while. Although you might think that your work place is not in the risk of cyber threats, you’re wrong. Every day cyber threats are becoming increasingly complex and more demanding. They are constantly changing which is why your static way of defence is powerless against them.

Cyber criminals are smart and witty, so they are constantly finding ways to improve the way they attack. If you really want your business to be safe then you need to be one step ahead of cyber criminals. You need to take a variety of measures and improve them in every possible situation. Did you know 90% of small- and medium-sized businesses in the US don’t use data protection for company and customer information? It is like they are inviting cyber criminals to attack.

Don’t become a part of the statistic. Do everything you can to make your business safe from cyber threats. In this interesting infographic find out which threats do you face and learn how to stop them. Did you know that 80% of cyber attacks involve a weak password? Do not risk cyber attack because of the little thing as password. You need to have strong password policies and use two level authentication for password resets. Make sure you don’t use short and simple passwords rather use longer ones with a combination of numbers and symbols. If you password was “Password1” quickly change it because that was most common password in 2014 according to Trustwave. Find out more about cyber threats in this helpful infographic.


About the Author

Alexandra Ashton, Communications at Neomam Studios , the UK based Infographic Agency. Alexandra is a content and design enthusiast with a keen eye for detail.