Protecting Businesses From Data Breaches
Did you know that 45% of retailers have reported an increase in size, severity, and scope of cyber attacks against their data? From 2021 to 2022 over 5,000 businesses experienced confirmed data loss with the finance and healthcare industries being hit the hardest. It is important to understand why these data breaches occur to keep your data as secure as possible.
The leading cause of data breaches in businesses is human error. Employees can misclick on potential phishing emails which can lead to malware attacks. Client information can be accidentally deleted or forwarded with just a single accidental click. It is important to make sure that all employees are well trained and are informed on the different tactics potential hackers will use.
Data breaches are increasing in frequency, and unfortunately it doesn’t look like they are going to stop anytime soon. The best way to stay on top of data breaches in businesses is to increase training specifically related to malware attacks. To learn more about keeping your data safe, take a look at the infographic below: