Companies are becoming more and more dependent on the internet to run their business. So much that some companies run their entire company online through the cloud.
One of the largest vulnerability to a company is not the modern technology itself but the person who is behind it.
They are called phishing attacks, where assaulters send e-mails to discover info such as usernames, passwords, and credit card numbers by making believe to be a respectable company or individual.
Sending a phishing email is a relatively easy strike, they’re so effective because they are targeting innocent victims who can’t tell the email is fake because they look convincingly real.
These strikes are growing every year and are costing businesses millions of dollars a year. After checking out these phishing strike statistics will help your staff members to find and dismiss phishing strikes.
Graphic Source: Inspired E-Learning Phishing Facts
About the Author
Benjamin works at Inspired E-Learning to raise cybersecurity awareness for small business owners to keep them safe. He is passionate about helping entrepreneurs grow their companies while keeping them protected from online attacks.