Cybercrime is on the rise, and many cybercriminals are targeting small- and medium-sized businesses instead of large corporations. Californians know this firsthand, as the Golden State led the nation in most losses due to cybercrime in 2020. One of the most commonly used methods crooks use to steal personal and financial information is credential stuffing.
The coronavirus pandemic is the most important issue Americans are facing today. As of this writing, there are over 2,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the San Francisco and San Jose areas combined. This has forced many employees to take their work home to avoid the virus and slow down the rate of infection
Online scams are rampant
With the panic that the pandemic has created, cybercriminals are exploiting the situation to launch social engineering attacks to steal confidential data and money from unsuspecting victims.
It’s important for businesses to always be prepared for unexpected events. Natural and man-made disasters such as earthquakes, storms, and cyberattacks can occur anytime, and a detailed course of action can mitigate the gravity of their effects.
Your disaster recovery strategy should always focus on your data.