CEO fraud is a growing threat to businesses.
Nearly half a million businesses in the UK are being affected by CEO fraud, according to research by Lloyds Bank. It's not a question of if you will be targeted (because you will!) its now a question of how much will it cost your business?
No one likes to be fooled. Especially when it costs us money.
Last year phishing emails cost UK businesses almost £6.91 billion.
You may have heard of phishing emails because they have been around for a long time. You may even think you know how to spot phishing emails, but the statistics show that successful phishing attacks are increasing.
A firewall is the first line of defence against cyber attack. Firewalls will identify and stop malicious or suspicious traffic from reaching your network. Firewalls differ from anti-virus software, as they protect the whole network, where anti-virus only protects the device it is installed on.
Technology has become vital to a small business. 44% of businesses consider online services as a core part of their business offer and 85% of businesses now have a blog or a website. So, technology is important to a small business but there are dangers that can target technology.
Ransomware is a major problem and now it’s becoming a business killer. The Second Annual State of Ransomware Report recently found that 22 percent of small businesses that were hit with ransomware attacks were crippled to the point they had to cease operations immediately.
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