Phishing, P2P, Drive-Bys Top SMB Security Risk List
File sharing, drive-by downloads, social nets, phishing, malicious attachments -- according to a new report, these are the leading approaches for criminals targeting small and midsized businesses.
File sharing, drive-by downloads, social nets, phishing, malicious attachments -- according to a new report, these are the leading approaches for criminals targeting small and midsized businesses.While many small and midsized businesses are (rightly) increasingly alert to insider risks, that's no reason to relax at all when it comes to threats from beyond the firewall.
And the crooks' crosshairs really are increasingly trained on your business, according to the report's author, Randy George, "small businesses in particular are a filet mignon for hacks and digital criminals."
The reasons? Too little money, time, expertise, awareness, too much over-confidence... all of which make SMBs all too easy prey for:
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