Seven Reasons You Need Strong Cybersecurity

Author:  Kathy Levy, Associate Editor
Source:  The Shot Peener magazine, Vol 34, Issue 1, Winter 2020
Doc ID:  2020004
Year of Publication:  2020
1. Ransomware According to Cybersecurity Ventures, Ransomware will have cost businesses and organizations around the world $11.5 billion in 2019 in ransom money, downtime and lost data. 2. Email Email accounts are hacked because they are often a weak link in an organization’s security pipeline. 3. Data breaches A data breach can be caused by: • Human error • System glitches • Malicious or criminal attacks 4. Laptops Lost or stolen company laptops are a common cause for security incidents.

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