Last updated: February 21, 2023
Running a business from home brings many benefits, including the fact that your daily commute usually involves little more than walking downstairs and opening your laptop! With that said, the risks from a cyberattack are real, even for small players, like you.
Cyberattacks are a growing issue. With each passing year, the level of malicious activity online rises. Being a hacker is no longer a niche profession – it’s something that millions of people all over the world have learned to do. Because of this, there are now a lot of people out there who can harm your computer anonymously.
They’re not just after high profile targets, either. The majority of hackers actually prefer to go after the smaller players because they’re not as well protected and don’t have sound containment systems in place.
Are you interested in the risk of cyberattacks, and what to do about them? If so, take a look at the following infographic. It charts the growing threat of cybersecurity and the timeline of recent major breaches showing the extent of the problem. It then goes into talk about how people are training in cybersecurity to learn how to defend against the possible issues that they may face.
Cybersecurity is a considerable challenge. It is not just about knowing how to use relevant software tools but also training yourself and others to avoid opportunistic hackers. Most breaches occur because of human error, not because a hacker found a backdoor into your server. Read on to find out more about the skills you need to defend yourself.
Infographic by University of Alabama Birmingham
This is a collaborative post. Read my full disclosure here.
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