What if I told you that I can 100% guarantee that you have at least one, serious security flaw in your network right now? I don’t care how much antivirus software, spam filtering, or hardware firewalls you have in place, this one security leak lets in hackers, identity thieves, and even sends out confidential information about you and your customers daily.
The National Cyber Security Alliance reports that one in five small businesses have been victims of cybercrime in the last year – and that number is growing rapidly as more businesses utilize cloud computing, mobile devices and store more information online. You can’t turn on the TV or read a newspaper without learning about the latest online data breach, and government fines and regulatory agencies are growing in number and severity
If you aren’t working to correct the largest security gap in your organization, you could end up being another sad statistic.
Have you figured out what the biggest threat to your company is? It’s people. Yes, you and your staff. The #1 vulnerability for business networks are the employees using them. It’s extremely common for an employee to infect an entire network by opening and clicking a phishing e-mail (that’s an e-mail cleverly designed to look like a legitimate e-mail from a web site or vendor you trust). If they don’t know how to spot infected e-mails or online scams, they could compromise your entire network.
There are 9 additional ways to that hackers get around your firewall and anti-virus software as well. I’ve written a free report outlining these, and discussing what you can do to avoid becoming a sad statistic. Download a free copy of the report here http://www.computer-center.com/cyber-crime/